News Highlights - May 19, 2016

The Intercept is Broadening Access to the Snowden Archive. Here’s Why.
House Panel Votes To Keep Congressional Reports Private
House Moves to Subject National Security Council to Public Records Law

News Highlights - May 18, 2016

To Save Secrecy Lawsuit, Twitter Must Challenge DOJ’s Decision to Classify Surveillance Requests
The FBI has quietly been hacking Americans for 20 years

News Highlights - May 17, 2016

IGs press Senate on records access
NSA Closely Involved in Guantanamo Interrogations, Documents Show
The Fight Over Privacy and Secrecy in Government Investigations
RJ, other media argue against court secrecy in Bundy case
It's a Terrible Year for Political Transparency in America

News Highlights - May 16, 2016

Senate report on CIA torture is one step closer to disappearing
Op-Ed: Montana model would end secrecy in U.S. coal leases
Appeals court won't order release of 'torture report'

News Highlights - May 13, 2016

Op-Ed: Secrecy undermines justice at Guantanamo Bay
Secret area of Guantánamo could be opened to UN watchdog for first time
CDC labs repeatedly faced secret sanctions for mishandling bioterror germs
Classified information related to 9/11 suspect in Guantanamo spilled
Judge criticizes Pentagon suppression of hundreds of Bush-era torture photos

News Highlights - May 12, 2016

Alleged 9/11 plotter’s lawyers ask prosecutor, judge to quit trial over destruction of evidence
Op-Ed: Former senator: Release the uncensored truth about 9/11
The Secret NSA Diary of an Abu Ghraib Interrogator

News Highlights - May 11, 2016

Congress revives debate over national security, limits of ‘incidental’ snooping
Alex Howard: What’s the chance for real FOIA reform?
Hillary Clinton Wants More Transparency (About Aliens)
Yahoo's second wave of declassified FISC docs spotlights battle with feds over PRISM
A Promise Not to Torture Was Enough for US Detainee Transfers, Says Declassified Report

News Highlights - May 10, 2016

FBI & DOJ Defend Secrecy Of WikiLeaks Investigation In 113-Page Court Filing
DOJ creating guide to help law enforcement pick most secure body cameras

News Highlights - May 9, 2016

She Spoke Up About Cooked ISIS Intel. They Booted Her—for Cursing.
Are US Courts Going Dark?
What Does Effective Intelligence Oversight Look Like?

News Highlights - May 6, 2016

Archivist Won’t Call “Torture Report” a Permanent Record
Inspectors General win a Round in Fight Over Access
Congressional leaders ask GAO to audit agencies’ FOIA compliance
FBI Told Cops to Recreate Evidence From Secret Cell-Phone Trackers