News Highlights – November 3 – 5, 2012

Pentagon Inspector General to Probe Overclassification

Feds Ordered to Disclose Data About Wiretap Backdoors

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Meets After 5-Year Absence

Judge Orders DOJ to Justify Secrecy of Watergate-Era Wiretaps

Nonpartisan Tax Report Withdrawn After GOP Protest

Timing is Everything: When Does OGIS Get Involved?

 

Pentagon Inspector General to Probe Overclassification

[Secrecy News, November 5, 2012]

Feds Ordered to Disclose Data About Wiretap Backdoors

[Wired, November 2, 2012]

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Meets After 5-Year Absence

[Electronic Frontier Foundation, November 2, 2012]

Judge Orders DOJ to Justify Secrecy of Watergate-Era Wiretaps

[Blog of Legal Times, November 2, 2012]

Nonpartisan Tax Report Withdrawn After GOP Protest

[New York Times, November 1, 2012; See also: Some Comments on the "Withdrawal" of a CRS Report from Secrecy News]

Timing is Everything: When Does OGIS Get Involved?

[The FOIA Ombudsman, November 2, 2012]

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