News Highlights – April 6-9, 2012

Institutionalizing Innovation in Secrecy Policy
Dams as Law Enforcement?
Advocates of the Plain Writing Act prod federal agencies to keep it simple
Activists fight “cyber-security” bill that would give NSA more data
Government accountability: Keeping an eye on the big picture
Ex-CIA Officer Charged With Leaking Secret Info
Dale Corson and Scientific Freedom
Cloud can’t substitute for records management
The power of the president in a post-9/11 world
Task force expected to release draft insider threat policy

Institutionalizing Innovation in Secrecy Policy
[Secrecy News, April 9, 2012]

Dams as Law Enforcement?
[FOIA Blog, April 9, 2012]

Advocates of the Plain Writing Act prod federal agencies to keep it simple
[Washington Post, April 8, 2012]

Activists fight “cyber-security” bill that would give NSA more data
[ars technica, April 7, 2012]

Government accountability: Keeping an eye on the big picture
[Federal Computer Week, April 6, 2012]

Ex-CIA Officer Charged With Leaking Secret Info
[AP via ABC News, April 6, 2012; see also Prosecution of Accused CIA Leaker Will Face Legal Hurdles from Secrecy News]

Dale Corson and Scientific Freedom
[Secrecy News, April 6, 2012]

Cloud can’t substitute for records management
[Federal Computer Week, April 5, 2012]

The power of the president in a post-9/11 world
[Worldview, April 5, 2012]

Task force expected to release draft insider threat policy
[Federal Times, April 5, 2012]

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