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News Highlights - November 3, 2014

Court Denies Motion to Dismiss State Secrets Case
Ferguson No-Fly Zone Aimed at Media
A Big Week in Afghanistan War Oversight
You'll Probably Never Know Why the CIA Spied on the Senate
Retiring Head of OGIS Hails FOIA Portal a Success
The FBI's Secret House Meeting to Get Access to Your iPhone

News Highlights - October 31, 2014

Congress Still Has No Idea How Much the NSA Spies on Americans
Transparency for Thee, But Not for Me?
Legislation Seeks to Reform FOIA and Improve Access to Government Information
Sunlight's Review of Federal Open Data Catalogs (Hint: It's Not So Great)
War Court Censors Word 'Female' in Legal Argument

News Highlights - October 30, 2014

Members of Congress Demand to See Guantanamo Force-Feeding Videos
Opinion: Toward a Different Kind of Transparency
In Second Meeting, FOIA Advisory Committee Tackles Litigation Review, 508 Compliance, and Fee Issues

News Highlights - October 29, 2014

DOJ Again Asks for Delay on CIA Report's Release
FBI Proposes Changes to Whistleblower Protections
Picking Up the Open Gov Torch

News Highlights - October 28, 2014

Report Reveals Wider Tracking of Mail in US
Tracking American Counterterrorism Money to Dark Places
Feds Identify Suspected 'Second Leaker' for Snowden Reporters
New Report of IG Concealments: Deja Vu All Over Again?
Why IGs are More Bark Than Bite
A Battle Waged Against Government Secrecy
Opinion: Kids in the Chemical Danger Zone

News Highlights - October 27, 2014

Opinion: Transparency Can Combat Corruption
New Cyber Doctrine Shows More Offense, Transparency
In Cold War, US Spy Agencies Used 1,000 Nazis
Peace Prize Laureates Urge Disclosure on US Torture
Obama Claims Executive Privilege Over 15,000 Fast and Furious Docs

News Highlights - October 24, 2014

Pro-Privacy Senator Wydne on Fighting the NSA from Inside the System
Senate-CIA Dispute Unsettled as Final Investigation into Torture Report Ends
50 Groups Push Obama on FOIA Legislation

News Highlights - October 23, 2014

Whistleblowers Say USAID's IG Removed Critical Details from Public Reports
In a Federal Trial Examining a Classified Military Deal, Don't Mention the Navy SEALs
Ron Wyden Blasts CIA for Censoring Torture Report
Interior IG Releases Few Investigative Reports
Opinion: Digital Government, Openness and Open Cloud--New Cornerstones of Democracy

News Highlights - October 22, 2014

The U.S. is Still Violating the Anti-Torture Treaty It Signed 20 Years Ago
Opinion: The Truth About Torture is Obama Never Wants You to Find It
Secret Service White House Security Review Exempted from Transparency Law
Chemical Weapons and Secrecy: a Terrible Combination
Could FOIA Work on a DATA Act Model?
Homeland Security Buried in FOIA Requests
White House Chief of Staff Negotiating Redaction of CIA Torture Report

News Highlights - October 21, 2014

Opinion: Empower NARA to Fix Recordkeeping
Senseless Deprivation: the NRC Hiding Documents from the Public
A Passing: Rick Piltz, a Bush-Era Whistleblower

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