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News Highlights - June 6, 2014

Opinion: Would You Rather Not Know? 
Judge Orders Feds to Preserve Surveillance Data
Opinion: On Anniversary of Snowden's NSA Disclosure, a Shocking Realization
NSA Reform Bill Finds Few Allies Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Edward Snowden Took Less Than Previously Thought, Says James Clapper
GM Seeks to Block Disclosure of Bankruptcy Documents

News Highlights - June 5, 2014

One Year Later: Snowden Disclosure's Effect on Secret Laws 
Will the Government Finally Acknowledge Which Telecom Companies Cooperate with the NSA?
One Year After Edward Snowden's Leaks, Government Claims of Damage Leave Public in the Dark

News Highlights - June 4, 2014

Editorial: Your Right to Know Up to Congress
DOJ Requires Electronic Recording of Interrogations--But Not in National Security Cases
Opinion: Time to Reopen the Case on CIA Torture
New NSA Chief Seeks to Reassure Public on Surveillance
 

News Highlights - June 3, 2014

Despite Obama Directive, Agencies Maintain Ad-Hoc Approach to Unclassified Information
What Would the Ideal FOIA Regulations Include?
Obama Circumvents Laws With 'Signing Statements,' a Tool He Promised to Use Lightly
This White House GitHub Experiment Could Help Fix Government
Opinion: Senate Must Rein in the NSA
US Destroyed Key Spy Documents, EFF Claims
 

News Highlights - June 2, 2014

Spies Say They're Confused and Outraged by Restrictions on Talking to Journalists
Opinion: The House Committee on Intelligence Needs Oversight of Its Own
Opinion: 'Faux' Transparency
Amid Moves on Shield Laws, Journalist Tells of 2011 Subpoena Fight
A(nother) Procedural Roadblock for Drone Casualty Reporting Requirements
Administration Pushes for Drone Transparency
Targeting Transparency: A Call for DoD to Automatically Release Investigations of Civilian Casualities in Armed Conflict
 

News Highlights - May 30, 2014

CIA's Feet Held to Fire on Declassifying Senate Intelligence Panel Report
US Officials, Snowden Clash Over Email Records
NSA Releases Edward Snowden Email 
Obama Drone Transparency Pledge Draws Skeptics
Court Hearing in EFF Lawsuit to Uncover Secret Court Opinions in NSA Spying 
 

News Highlights - May 29, 2014

House Intelligence Report: No Second Thoughts
US Seeks to Censor Memos That Authorized Drone Strike on American
Top NSA Officials Struggled Over Surge in FOIA Requests, Emails Reveal
Obama Touts Transparency, Media in Foreign Policy Address
Guantanamo Lawyers Spar Over CIA 'Black Site' Disclosures
 

News Highlights - May 28, 2014

US Lags in Airing Its Old Secrets
Feds Seek Extra Redactions in Drone Memo
One Year After Obama's Big Drone Speech, Many Promises Left Unkept 
FTC Asks Congress to Make Data Brokerage More Transparent 
 

News Highlights - May 24 - 27, 2014

Secret Laws are a Threat to American Democracy
Greenwald to publish list of U.S. citizens NSA spied on
Ethics law addresses Virginia officials’ financial dealings, but database is a tall order
White House mistakenly identifies CIA chief in Afghanistan
Title IX: The new transparency fight
Commentary: The Government Isn't Very Good at Deciding What to Keep Secret
Congress Blocks the NSA From Meddling With Encryption Standards. Finally.
 

News Highlights - May 23, 2014

CIA Secrecy Over Detention Program Threatens 9/11 Prosecutions, Senators Warned Obama
Editorial: A Surveillance Bill That Falls Short
Pentagon Report: Scope of Intelligence Compromised by Snowden 'Staggering'
Despite Obama's New Rules, No End in Sight for Drone War
The Year of Living More Dangerously: Obama's Drone Speech Was a Sham
David Barron and the OTHER Missing Memos
 

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