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This Week in Transparency: Court gives NYPD Glomar powers and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. "Information is the currency of power." — Barton …

Why the court decision to release the Guantanamo force-feeding videos is so important

Okay, this is huge: a federal judge has ordered the government to release videos of Guantanamo force-feedings. Expect the footage to be sickening to watch. Why is this so …

FOIA Rundown: Ferguson's ongoing stonewall, majority favors release of CIA torture report, and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Ferguson's ongoing stonewall The AP's Jack Gillum reports …

Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg on the similarities between Vietnam and the war against ISIS

The following article by Barbara Koeppel was originally published at Consortiumnews.com. At a recent talk at the National Press Club in Washington DC, Daniel Ellsberg, who released the Pentagon …

This Week in Transparency: Holder's legacy, Stingrays, and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Holder resigns: You probably heard the news that …

This Week in Transparency: Holder's legacy, Stingrays, and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Holder resigns: You probably heard the news that …

This Week in Transparency: AP counts the ways Obama admin blocks info

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. The most transparent administration in history, an ongoing …

This Week in Transparency: Shenanigans at the CIA, open-source FOIA reform, and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Footnote of the Year from the Supreme Court …

When Can the FBI Use National Security Letters to Go After Journalists? That’s Classified

Two weeks ago, the DOJ Inspector General released a report on the FBI’s use of National Security Letters (NSLs)—the controversial (and unconstitutional) surveillance instruments used to gather personal information …