Statistical Transparency Report Regarding National Security Authorities Calendar Year 2020

Statistical Transparency Report Regarding National Security Authorities Calendar Year 2020

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Statistical Transparency Report

Calendar Year 2020

 

April 2021

 

 

Today, consistent with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA), as amended (codified in 50 U.S.C. § 1873(b)), and the Intelligence Community’s (IC) Principles of Intelligence Transparency, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released the eighth annual Statistical Transparency Report Regarding Use of National Security Surveillance Authorities.

 

This report provides the public with statistics and contextual information on the scope of the government’s use of FISA authorities, National Security Letters, and other national security authorities. In conjunction with other publicly released material, this report adds insight into the rigorous and multi-layered oversight framework governing the IC that safeguards the privacy and civil liberties of United States (U.S.) person and non-U.S. person information acquired pursuant to these national security authorities.

 

Read the Statistical Transparency Report Regarding National Security Authorities Calendar Year 2020.