News Highlights - January 27, 2016

Ethics charges filed against DOJ lawyer who exposed Bush-era surveillance
A secretive surveillance device confounds criminals, but raises privacy concerns
Are Slack Messages Subject to FOIA Requests?

News Highlights - January 25, 2016

NSA's First Post-USA Freedom Act Report Shows It Can Still Turn Transparency Into Opacity

Declassified documents reveal scope of Defense Department’s cyber strategy

News Highlights - January 21, 2016

Don’t hide video of force-fed detainee
Case Study in Clarity
NSA Chief Stakes Out Pro-Encryption Position, in Contrast to FBI

U.S. will use facial recognition at airports

News Highlights - January 19, 2016

Op-Ed: Senate should fix Freedom of Info Act now
What's missing in the new NSA report?
The Color of Surveillance
How The Federal Government Botched Flint's Water Crisis

News Highlights - January 15, 2016

Capitol Hill privacy advocates launch effort to repeal CISA
The NSA releases its first transparency report under the US Freedom Act
The US Government Has An Internet Killswitch — And It’s None Of Your Business
D.C. Circuit Poised to Release Private Emails
Fixing Pre-Publication Review: What Should Be Done?

News Highlights - January 12, 2016

House passes FOIA reform, again
When can the FBI use National Security Letters to spy on journalists? That’s classified.
VA Watchdog Can’t Prove Calif. Facility Sat on Thousands of Claims