The DOJ Releases Additional Information from IG Reports Concerning Collection Activities Authorized by President G.W. Bush After the Attacks of Sept. 11, 2001
Monday, September 21, 2015
The Department of Justice has released additional information contained within Inspectors General reports on the President’s Surveillance Program (PSP). The additional information concerns the presidential documents that authorized the inception and implementation of the program.
IARPA Announces Winners of its ASpIRE Challenge
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), today announced the winners of its speech recognition challenge, Automatic Speech recognition in Reverberant Environments (ASpIRE). The winning teams from the Johns Hopkins University, Raytheon BBN Technologies, the Institute for Infocomm Research, and Brno University of Technology will share $110,000 in prizes.
Joint Statement by the ODNI and the DOJ on the Declassification of the Renewal of Collection Under Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act (50 U.S.C. Sec. 1861), as amended by the USA FREEDOM Act.
Friday, August 28, 2015
On August 27, 2015, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court issued a Primary Order approving the government’s application to renew the Section 215 bulk telephony program.
President Nominates Marcel Lettre to be the Next Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
Thursday, August 06, 2015
I strongly endorse President Obama’s nomination of Marcel Lettre to be the next Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. This is a position I know well, and I believe Marcel is exceptionally qualified to serve in this important post.