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News Highlights - March 2, 2016

Intel Community Ups Fees for FOIA Requests
On whistleblowers and secrecy: What author Barry Eisler said to a room of ex-intelligence officers
Op-Ed: Covert use of drones ultimately endangers US security

News Highlights - March 1, 2016

Classified 2002 Letter on N.S.A. Eavesdropping Is Made Public
Why private-college police forces are a new front in the fight over public records
The National Archives' Unique Role in Resolving the Clinton Email Case
FBI Claims It Has No Record Of Why It Deleted Its Recommendation To Encrypt Phones

News Highlights - February 29, 2016

Sensenbrenner, Jackson Lee ask FBI to end secrecy pacts over Stingray tracking
FISA Court Accused of Failing to Restrain NSA
The State Department’s Records and Response Problems Are Not New, They’re Systemic
Op-Ed: What Trump and Clinton have in common: A resistance to transparency
Op-Ed: The Broken System of Classifying Government Documents

News Highlights - February 26, 2016

While US Attorney General, Eric Holder Used Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Birth Name as His Official Email Address
Obama Administration Set to Expand Sharing of Data That N.S.A. Intercepts 

News Highlights - February 25, 2016

Torture and Transparency in the Military Commissions
Clinton Email Issues Shake Up State Dept. FOIA Operations
Hunting Boko Haram: The U.S. Extends Its Drone War Deeper Into Africa With Secretive Base

News Highlights - February 22, 2016

Sean Moulton: New report looks at progress toward more open government
EFF Scores Major Win In NSA Mass Surveillance Case, Granted Discovery To Get Factual Evidence
Op-Ed: Flint and the Case for Open Government
Secret Memo Details U.S.’s Broader Strategy to Crack Phones

News Highlights - February 19, 2016

Fact of” Nuclear Weapons on Okinawa Declassified
James Clapper Believes The Earth Is Round And The CIA Is Transparent
Virginia bill to keep officers' names secret would be first in the nation, experts say
FBI Won’t Explain Its Bizarre New Way of Measuring Its Success Fighting Terror
Op-Ed: What the media really should focus on with the release of Hillary Clinton’s emails

News Highlights - February 18, 2016

Obama Transparency Initiative Lacks Political Will, Advocates Say
Op-Ed: The CIA torture report belongs to the public
Wife of CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Asks Obama to Pardon Him
Court considers whether drone strikes count as intelligence in ACLU case