Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program

The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted.

Source: Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program

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Meet the US’s spy system of the future — it’s Sentient

The classified artificial brain being developed by US intelligence programs.

Source: Meet the US’s spy system of the future — it’s Sentient

Britain hosts ‘Five Eyes’ security alliance ministers for cyber talks – Reuters

Britain hosted a meeting of senior security ministers from the U.S.-led ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence alliance on Monday for talks on tackling cyber threats ranging from political hacking to child pornography.

Source: Britain hosts ‘Five Eyes’ security alliance ministers for cyber talks – Reuters

 

Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Russian Active Measures: Part One

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a redacted report on Russian active measures campaigns in the 2016 election. This document, reportedly the first of five volumes, is titled, “Volume 1:

Source: Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Russian Active Measures: Part One

What Does ‘Collection’ Mean? Discretion and Confusion in the

Intelligence agency procedures have varied both within and across agencies in the intelligence community—making it difficult for Congress, the public and even the agencies themselves to determine the scope of intelligence gathering under EO 12333.

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A Different View on the President’s Delegation of Declassification

Mueller fired Struck? We all confuse names!

There are good reasons to investigate the Trump campaign investigators, and to give the attorney general limited declassification authority for that investigation.

Source: A Different View on the President’s Delegation of Declassification