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News Highlights - June 19, 2014

Undermining Transparency at the FCC
EPA Shoring Up FOIA e-Discovery Service Agency-Wide
Are Leaks an Affront to Democracy?
Details of Complaint Against Captured Benghazi Suspect Mostly Secret

News Highlights - June 18, 2014

A History of the Federal Government's 'Lost' Emails
US Senators Push Ahead with Cybersecurity Legislation
Judge Orders Release of NSA Court Surveillance Rulings

News Highlights - June 17, 2014

Court Reverses Key Ruling on Secret-Court Records
Whistleblower Advocates Praise Senate-Passed Intel Reforms
NSA Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny It Uses the Phrases it Used on a Leaked Slide
Conservatives Turn to NSA for Help Getting White House Records
Opinion: VA Fails Transparency Test Established By Obama

News Highlights - June 16, 2014

Opinion: The Fog Machine of War
Answering the VA Scandal with Transparency
Judge Orders DOJ to Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Obama-Congress Intelligence Pipeline Broken
Videos open window into Guantánamo hunger strike
  (see also Gitmo Authorities Have Stopped Filming Force-Feeds, Lawyers Say)

News Highlights - June 13, 2014

Though Flawed, Senate Intelligence Authorization Bill Contains Protections for Intelligence Agency Whistleblowers
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court: Is Reform Needed?

News Highlights - June 12, 2014

Opinion: A Fix for the USA Freedom Act
The Long View: The Future of Storing and Sharing Records
Using DATA to Shed Light on Federal Spending
Too Much Secrecy in Gitmo Trials
Opinion: A Fix for the USA Freedom Act
[Washington Times, Virginia Sloan, June 11, 2014[

News Highlights - June 11, 2014

Official Backs Marines' Move to Classify Photos of Forces with Taliban Bodies
Overclassification: Is There a Limit? 
Secrecy System Shows New Signs of Contraction
Supreme Court Called Into Secrecy Fight
Radio: Ginger McCall on FOIA Reform

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

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