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News Highlights - August 29, 2014

FISC OKs Section 215 Investigations of Americans, Despite First Amendment
Judge May Release More Abu Ghraib Photos

News Highlights - August 28, 2014

US Judge Signals He May Order More Abu Ghraib Photos Released
Further Delays Requested on CIA Report
Why the Federal Court Record System PACER is So Broken, and How to Fix It
Gov't Resists Court Review of State Secrets 

News Highlights - August 27, 2014

US Courts Trash a Decade's Worth of Online Documents, Shrug It Off
Pharma Tells the Federal Government: Transparency Works Both Ways
Watchdogs and Whistleblowers: A Progress Report
In Senate-CIA Fight on Interrogation Report, Another Controversy

News Highlights - August 26, 2014

The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google
Freedom of Information Tools, It's Time for an Open Data Inspired Upgrade

News Highlights - August 25, 2014

Transparency: A Means to Making Government Work Better
Judge Rejects Obama Administration Secrecy on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
This is Why You Can't Trust the NSA. Ever. 

News Highlights - August 22, 2014

'Comprehensive' CIA Torture Report Won't Even Name Well-Known Architects of Torture Program 
US Won't Reveal Records on Health Website Security
NSA Official: 'Much Easier' to Explain Operations After Snowden

News Highlights - August 21, 2014

Opinion: What the CIA is Trying to Hide
Opinion: Recalling 9/11: Too Much Government Secrecy Can Become Life-and-Death Matter
Opinion: Should Contractor FOIA Objections Be Labeled?
Staying Out of the Email Hot Seat
WWII Atomic Bomb Project Had More Than 1,500 'Leaks'

News Highlights - August 20, 2014

The CIA Misapplies FOIA Exemptions to Continue Its Covert Attack on Mandatory Declassification Review--Why It Matters
Transparency Group Accuses a Dozen Agencies of 'Stonewalling' FOIA Requests
Finding Savings in FOIA
NARA Seeks Public Comment on Metadata Guidance
Interactive: 19 Calls for Transparency on Drone Strikes

News Highlights - August 19, 2014

7 Pages That Gave President Obama Cover to Kill Americans
This Week in Transparency: The Mosaic Effect 
Technology Can Make Lawful Surveillance More Open and Effective
Marilyn Tavenner's Destroyed Emails Pose the Question: Is the FOIA the Law Federal Officials Break Most Often? 
What You Need to Know About the FISA Court--And How It Needs to Change

News Highlights - August 18, 2014

Leaked Document to Be Introduced in State Secrets Case
Hundreds of Bioterror Lab Mishaps Cloaked in Secrecy
Lawsuit Claims White House Reviews Hinder FOIA Requests

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