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Daily Archives: June 7, 2013

DNI Statement on Recent Unauthorized Disclosures of Classified Information

Follow up to previous postings: UK Guardian – Verizon forced to hand over telephone data – full court ruling;  EPIC: Sweeping NSA Domestic Surveillance Order Approved Without Any Ties to Foreign Intelligence Collection and EPIC – Congress Begins Investigation of NSA Domestic Surveillance Program see: DNI Statement on Recent Unauthorized Disclosures of Classified Information, June… Continue Reading

Commentary – Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have ‘Nothing to Hide’

Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have ‘Nothing to Hide’ By Daniel J. Solove Most attempts to understand privacy do so by attempting to locate its essence—its core characteristics or the common denominator that links together the various things we classify under the rubric of “privacy.” Privacy, however, is too complex a concept to be reduced… Continue Reading

Presentation – Finding or Compiling Federal Legislative Histories Electronically

Via Rick McKinney – “Recently, at a Congressional Information Symposium sponsored by the Arizona Association of Law Libraries, I gave a presentation entitled “Finding or Compiling Federal Legislative Histories Electronically.” The eight page PDF handout containing more than 240 links, which accompanied the presentation, is hosted on the Legislative Source Book of the Law Librarians’… Continue Reading

EPIC – Congress Begins Investigation of NSA Domestic Surveillance Program

EPIC: “Following the revelation of that the National Security Agency is monitoring domestic communications, members of Congress are initiating new oversight proceedings. The Senate Intelligence Committee will review the program’s legal authority. Members of the House Judiciary Committee wrote to President Obama, saying, “We believe this type of program is far too broad and inconsistent… Continue Reading