News Highlights – July 12, 2013

Silence in court: Have the judges who oversee snooping become a parallel Supreme Court?

Little-known government agency could overhaul the NSA

How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Federal judge: FISA court not a rubber stamp

Lawmakers say administration’s lack of candor on surveillance weakens oversight

Smithsonian FOIA Bill Introduced

 

Silence in court: Have the judges who oversee snooping become a parallel Supreme Court?

[Economist, July 13, 2013]

Little-known government agency could overhaul the NSA

[Salon, July 11, 2013]

How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

[The Guardian, July 11, 2013]

Lawmakers say administration’s lack of candor on surveillance weakens oversight

[Washington Post, July 10, 2013]

Smithsonian FOIA Bill Introduced

[FOIA Blog, July 10, 2013]

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