National Academy of Sciences Releases PPD-28 Report: Bulk Collection of Signals Intelligence: Technical Options
Thursday, January 15, 2015
On January 17, 2014, the President, through Presidential Policy Directive 28, directed my office to assess “the feasibility of creating software that would allow the Intelligence Community more easily to conduct targeted information acquisition rather than bulk collection.”
DNI Clapper Statement on the Appointment of Maj. Gen. Stewart as the Next DIA Director
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
I am extremely pleased to welcome Marine Corps Major General Vincent R. Stewart as the next Defense Intelligence Agency director, announced today by the Department of Defense.
Joint Statement from the ODNI and the DOJ on the Declassification of Renewal of Collection Under Section 501 of the FISA
Monday, January 12, 2015
On December 8, 2014, the Director of National Intelligence declassified and disclosed publicly that the U.S. government had filed an application with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court seeking renewal of the authority to collect telephony metadata in bulk, and that the FISC renewed that authority.
Statement on the Release of a Cuban Individual
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Today, the United States secured the release of a Cuban individual from a Cuban prison who provided critical assistance to the United States.
The DOJ Releases Additional Documents Concerning Collection Activities Authorized by President George W. Bush Shortly After the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Friday, December 12, 2014
Today the Department of Justice, in coordination with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and other elements of the Intelligence Community, is releasing six Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (“FISC”) documents related to surveillance activities originally authorized by President George W. Bush shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001.