DNI Clapper Declassifies and Releases Telephone Metadata Collection Documents
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
In the interest of increased transparency, the Director of National Intelligence has authorized the declassification and public release of the attached documents pertaining to the collection of telephone metadata pursuant to Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act.
DNI Clapper: Defunding FISA Business Records program risks dismantling important intelligence tool
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
As the House of Representatives prepares to vote today on legislation to limit the authority exercised by the National Security Agency pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and court order, I join others who caution that acting in haste to defund the FISA Business Records program risks dismantling an important intelligence tool.
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Renews Authority to Collect Telephony Metadata
Friday, July 19, 2013
As indicated by a previously classified court order disclosed by the media on June 5, 2013, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court authorization requiring the production of certain telephony metadata under the “business records” provision of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), 50 U.S.C. Section 1861, expires on July 19, 2013.
DNI Statement on the Resignation of U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano
Friday, July 12, 2013
On behalf of the Intelligence Community, I thank Janet for her commitment and invaluable contributions to the community and our nation.
DNI Clapper Letter on Misunderstandings Arising from his March 12th Appearance Before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Dear Madam Chairman: Because of the charged rhetoric and heated controversy prompted by my response to a question Senator Ron Wyden asked me last March 12th during an unclassified threat assessment hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, I am using this direct means of communication with you to set the record straight...