Month: May 2017

Government Accountability Project applauds new whistleblower law

From our Liberty Coalition partner organization Government Accountability Project: “Follow the Rules Act” shields those who refuse to violate agency regulations The Government Accountability Project today praised Congressional action from last week that closed a technical, but significant, loophole in whistleblower law. On May 26, the…

OpenTheGovernment: Trump administration must not purge records

OpenTheGovernment is concerned that the transcript of President Trump’s May 10 conversation with Russian officials is at risk, and is calling on the White House to immediately make available a copy of the full record of the meeting to the congressional Intelligence Committees. Yesterday’s Washington Post…

FBI, NSA again caught illegally surveilling Americans

  FBI for years illegally accessed NSA’s data on Americans collected under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act — and shared some of it with private parties! NSA’s collection of such data was illegal in the first place, but the agency ignored reprimands…