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The IC on the Record (ICOTR) Transparency Tracker

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency

The IC on the Record (ICOTR) Transparency Tracker

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ODNI’s Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency (CLPT) created this “transparency tracker” document to track, categorize, and chart the information being released to the public on IC on the Recordfor the purpose of assisting the public in identifying and retrieving relevant information, facilitating research, and gauging the effectiveness of the IC’s transparency efforts since August 2013. Because IC on the Recordis an important public outreach tool for the IC, analyzing the amount and types of information publicly released on IC on the Recordprovides a helpful and comprehensive way to assess the IC’s progress in enhancing transparency. Specifically, this transparency tracker consists of a series of statistical summary charts followed by adetailed index of documents.

 

Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency - IC Civil Liberties & Policy Framework

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency

IC Civil Liberties & Privacy Framework


Executive Order 12333

EO 12333 authorizes the effective conduct of United States intelligence activities and the protection of Constitutional rights.


CLPT Information Paper on 2008 Revision of Executive Order 12333

Executive Order 12333 was originally issued by President Ronald Reagan in 1981. It was most recently revised and re-issued by President George W. Bush in 2008.  The ODNI's Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency (CLPT) originally prepared this information paper in August 2008 and made it available to interested members of the public, to describe the civil liberties and privacy protections incorporated in the 2008 revision of Executive Order12333. In August, 2013, CLPT reformatted the content of that original paper for posting on www.dni.gov.


Executive Order 13636 Privacy and Civil Liberties Assessment Report 2014

Executive Order 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, requires that senior agency officials for privacy and civil liberties assess the privacy and civil liberties impacts of the activities their respective departments and agencies have undertaken to implement the Executive Order, and to publish their assessments annually in a report compiled by the DHS Privacy Office and Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This is the first of the required annual reports.  It includes the DHS Privacy Office’s and Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties’ assessments of certain DHS activities under Section 4 of the Executive Order (enhanced threat information sharing with the private sector) as well as assessments conducted independently by the Department of the Treasury and the Departments of Defense, Justice, Commerce, Health and Human Services, Transportation, and Energy, and by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the General Services Administration.  April 2014. 152 pages. Section on the ODNI can be found in pages 132-145.


Civil Liberties and Privacy Intelligence Community Enterprise Strategy 2012-2017

Provides the Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency’s (CLPT) strategic roadmap for enhancing the IC’s framework for protecting civil liberties and privacy, highlighting four high-level goals relating to civil liberties and privacy to obtain the trust of the American people. The goals focus on protecting civil liberties and privacy through policy implementation, ensuring compliance with the Constitution and laws, handling complaints of possible abuses of civil liberties, and providing transparency.


Intelligence Community Directive 107: Civil Liberties and Privacy

This Directive established Intelligence Community (IC) policy for the protection of civil liberties and privacy relating to activities conducted by IC elements and discusses the responsibilities of the Civil Liberties Protection Officer in supporting this Directive.


Intelligence Community Legal Reference Book

The IC draws much of its authority and guidance from the body of law contained in this collection. The Intelligence Community Legal reference bookis intended to be a useful resource to professionals across the federal government.


Civil Liberties and Privacy Guidance for Intelligence Community Professionals: Properly Obtaining and Using Publicly Available Information

This guidance, issued by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency, is intended for personnel working in the United States Intelligence Community (IC) who obtain and/or use information that is available to the general public.


The Constitution of the United States

All intelligence professionals take an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States.


Principles of Professional Ethics for the Intelligence Community

These principles reflect the standard of ethical conduct expected of all Intelligence Community personnel, regardless of individual role or agency affiliation.




Civil Liberties and Privacy Guidance for Intelligence Community Professionals: Properly Obtaining and Using Publicly Available Information

This guidance, issued by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency, is intended for personnel working in the United States Intelligence Community (IC) who obtain and/or use information that is available to the general public.
 

Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency - NCTC Guidelines

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency

NCTC Guidelines

National Counterterrorism Center Guidelines

Guidelines for Access, Rention, Use, and Dissemination by the NCTC and Other Agencies of Information in Datasets Containing Non-Terrorism Information.


Civil Liberties and Privacy Protections Incorporated Into Updated NCTC Guidelines

An information paper describing the civil liberties and privacy protections in the NCTC Guidelines for Access, Rention, Use, and Dissemination by the NCTC and Other Agencies of Information in Datasets Containing Non-Terrorism Information. This paper furthers one of the main goals under CLPT’s Civil Liberties & Privacy Enterprise Strategy – to provide transparency to mission partners, oversight bodies, Congress, and the American public.


Overview of NCTC’s Data Access as Authorized by the 2012 Attorney General Guidelines

A White Paper detailing the categories of data that NCTC replicates under its Attorney General Guidelines, as well as how this data is used by NCTC to fulfill its counterterrorism mission.

 

NCTC’s Annual Report on the Access, Retention, Use and Dissemination of United States Person Information For the Period March 23, 2012 through March 31, 2013

NCTC’s first annual report to the ODNI General Counsel and Civil Liberties Protection Officer, as well as the IC Inspector General, on NCTC’s access, retention, use and dissemination of non-terrorism datasets, as required under NCTC’s revised 2012 Attorney General Guidelines.

 

Memorandum of Agreement Between the Department of Homeland Security and the National Counterterrorism Center Regarding Advance Passenger Information System Data

The MOA which allows NCTC to gain bulk access to DHS APIS Data, for up to 1 year, which incorporates detailed restrictions on who can access the data and for what purpose, pre-requisite training, processes for ensuring data is up to date, error correction and feedback, independent auditing by DHS, and many other privacy and civil liberties protective provisions.


Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency - About

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency

About the Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency

CLPO's Statutory Duties

Civil Liberties and Privacy Intelligence Community Enterprise Strategy 2012-2017

Provides the Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency’s (CLPT) strategic roadmap for enhancing the IC’s framework for protecting civil liberties and privacy, highlighting four high-level goals relating to civil liberties and privacy to obtain the trust of the American people. The goals focus on protecting civil liberties and privacy through policy implementation, ensuring compliance with the Constitution and laws, handling complaints of possible abuses of civil liberties, and providing transparency.


Intelligence Community Directive 107: Civil Liberties and Privacy

This Directive established Intelligence Community (IC) policy for the protection of civil liberties and privacy relating to activities conducted by IC elements and discusses the responsibilities of the Civil Liberties Protection Officer in supporting this Directive.


The Civil Liberties Protection Officer

Alexander W. Joel is the Civil Liberties Protection Officer for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. In that capacity, he leads the ODNI's Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency, and reports directly to the Director of National Intelligence.


CLPT Articles and Speeches


The Truth About Executive Order 12333 - August 18, 2014

The Job of Protecting Security and Privacy
- August 13, 2013
Civil Liberties Protection Officer Alex Joel discusses his role as the IC's Civil Liberties Protection Officer.


Choosing Both: Making Technology Choices at the Intersections of Privacy and Security – June 2010
An article by Alex Joel in the Texas Law Review, discussing the conundrum faced by intelligence officers and policy makers standing at the intersection of security and privacy: how to make prudent technology choices? Moving in one direction seems imperative for accomplishing important national security missions, yet raises red flags about potential impacts on privacy and civil liberties. Moving in another direction seems necessary to protect civil liberties, yet raises alarms about potentially dangerous security gaps. Through it all, intelligence agencies must remember that the question they face is not whether to provide such protections—agencies are obligated, by law and duty, to provide them. Rather, the question is how to protect civil liberties and privacy while accomplishing the intelligence mission.


Open Source Intelligence Roundtable - June 17, 2010
Assistant Deputy Director for Open Source, Dan Butler, and Civil Liberties Protection Officer, Alex Joel, Deliver Remarks at The National Press Club in Washington, DC.


A Matter of Balance - Spring 2007
An essay by Civil Liberties Protection Officer, Alex Joel based on remarks he delivered at the University of Michigan Law School in February 2007, during which he was a member of the panel discussing “Intelligence Gathering and Human Rights.”  In his essay, Mr. Joel discussed the case of Klass and Others v. Germany, before the European Court of Human Rights, decided in 1978, that examined whether Germany’s secret surveillance program was consistent with Article 8 of the European Code of Human Rights (i.e. the privacy right).


Civil Liberties Protection Officer Remarks on Information Sharing - September 11, 2006
A speech given by Civil Liberties Protection Officer, Alex Joel in Detroit, Michigan.

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