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News Highlights - July 30, 2014

Senate CIA 'Torture' Report Summary to Be Declassified
Sen. Leahy's Latest NSA Bill: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
CIA Tells FOIA Requester He Needs to Know Everything About the Emails He's Requesting Before He Can Request Them

News Highlights - July 29, 2014

NSA Surveillance, Government Secrecy Undercut Press Freedoms, Report Says
Opinion: Hybrid Records Management Can Enable Open Government
Senators Consider Obscure Rule in CIA Torture Declassification Debate

News Highlights - July 28, 2014

Editorial: A Stronger Bill to Limit Surveillance
When The Administration Asks Itself to Declassify
OpenGov Voices: Fracking Chemicals, Open Data, and Government Transparency
Justice Dept Moves to Shield Anti-Iran Group's Files
Senate Report on CIA Interrogations Could Be Released Next Week
Some in 'Torture' Report Denied Chance to Read It
Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and Right to Counsel

News Highlights - July 25, 2014

No, This Isn't the Most Transparent Administration in History. And the Next One Will Be Even Worse.
More Machinations in Second Circuit Targeted Killing FOIA Litigation
Unclassified JFK Assassination Database Still Stored in Top Secret Vault--For Convenience
Do the FBI's Drones Invade Your Privacy? Sorry, That's Private. 

News Highlights - July 24, 2014

Blacklisted: The Secret Government Rulebook for Labeling You a Terrorist
Intelligence Security Initiatives Have Chilling Effect on Federal Whistleblowers, Critics Say
On the Torture Report, a Confrontation Looms
Open Meetings Need Open Data
White House Releases Plan to Improve Use of and Access to Data from Earth-Observation Systems
Judge Rejects Call for NSA Full Disclosure

News Highlights - July 23, 2014

The Challenge of Keeping Tabs on the NSA's Secretive Work
A Look Behind President Clinton's Veto of an Anti-Leak Bill
Senator 'Within Inches' of NSA Reform Deal
IRS Scandal Teaches Agencies to Archive
Supreme Court Gets 'Incomplete' Grade for Transparency

News Highlights - July 22, 2014

Stars May Be Aligning for Transparency Legislation
Obama, Senate Make Progress on NSA Data-Collection Reform Bill
Opinion: 3 Ways to Get More Out of the Data Act
White House Posts Open Data Engagement Starter Guide

News Highlights - July 21, 2014

LTE: The Senate Should Reject a Flawed Cybersecurity Bill
Meet Executive Order 12333: The Reagan Rule That Lets the NSA Spy on Americans
Senate Bill Requires Report on "All" NSA Bulk Collection
Post-9/11 Overreach of Secret Federal Court Must End
The Dirty Truth About Missing Emails

News Highlights - July 18, 2014

Guest Post: Would the USA Freedom Act End All Authorities for Bulk Collection?
Hill surveillance reform: Time is not on its side
No, less disclosure will not reduce dark money
Open Gov Backers Launch ‘Free Law’ Group

News Highlights - July 17, 2014

Guantanamo Judge's Secret Order on Secret Motion is So Secret Defense Lawyers Can't See It
NSA Refuses to Release Documents on Mysterious Death of UN Secretary General Over 50 Years Ago
Does the NSA Have Lois Lerner's Emails?
NSA Surveillance: What the Government Doesn't See

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