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News Highlights - June 10, 2014

Years Later, Investigation Goes Nowhere
A Brief History of Open Data
NSA Reform Heats Up in the Senate
NSA Sued for EPA Records
Science and Tech Office Refreshes Open Government Plan
 

News Highlights - June 9, 2014

House Intelligence Bill Fumbled Transparency
Opinion: Secrecy is a Cancer on Our Democracy
Judge: NSA Can Keep Deleting Data it Was Ordered to Retain
Opinion: Why It Shouldn't Be Criminal to Report Government Secrets
Video: What Has the US Learned from the Snowden Leaks?
Court Orders Rare Re-Do in Surveillance Case

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 
 

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