News Highlights – March 10-12, 2012

Government can’t keep up with information requests
In 1976, NSA Was Tasked to Help Secure Private Communications
“Leak”: A New Look at Watergate’s Deep Throat
Editorial: The Power to Kill
Ex-DOJ spokesman defends leak probes
DOJ Asks Court To Keep Secret Any Partnership Between Google, NSA
FOIA Advocates Skeptical About Obama’s Claims of FOIA Progress
Obama taps former health care executive to become new CTO
A Not-Quite Confirmation of a Memo Approving Killing

Government can’t keep up with information requests
[AP via Yahoo News, March 12, 2012]

In 1976, NSA Was Tasked to Help Secure Private Communications
[Secrecy News, March 12, 2012]

"Leak": A New Look at Watergate’s Deep Throat
[Secrecy News, March 12, 2012]

Editorial: The Power to Kill
[New York Times, March 10, 2012]

Ex-DOJ spokesman defends leak probes
[Politico, March 10, 2012]

DOJ Asks Court To Keep Secret Any Partnership Between Google, NSA
[BLT: Blog of the Legal Times, March 9, 2012]

FOIA Advocates Skeptical About Obama’s Claims of FOIA Progress
[The Atlantic Wire, March 9, 2012]

Obama taps former health care executive to become new CTO
[NextGov, March 9, 2012]

A Not-Quite Confirmation of a Memo Approving Killing
[New York Times, March 8, 2012]

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