The foreign-to-foreign communications exemption to FISA is not especially "edgy" and not especially "secret."
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Earlier this week, Time magazine published reviews of Charlie Savage's new book, Power Wars, by me and former Obama White House Counsel Bob Bauer.
Understanding the Deeper History of FISA and 702: Charlie Savage's Power Wars on Fiber Optic Cables and Transit Authority
NSA surveillance activity sometimes labeled "transit authority" is a very useful case study of the way in which legal and policy questions may be impacted by technological change.
Invitation to the Hoover Book Soiree: Charlie Savage on "Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency"
The second in a series of our book soirees at the Hoover Institution's Washington Office will take place next Tuesday, November 10th.
I was delighted to participate the other day in the first of a new monthly series of Hoover Institution book soirees.
On Wednesday, SDNY Judge J. Paul Oetken ruled on the New York Times’ and DOJ’s cross-motions for summary judgment in a FOIA suit seeking documents related to federal prosecutor John Durham’s 2008 to 2012 investigation of the CIA’s detainee interrogation program.
Charlie Savage of the New York Times reponded last week to my critique of his NSA cybersecurity surveillance article. I think he's kidding himself about how phrases like "warrantless surveillance" come off to a reasonable reader and that his article was more suggestive than he admits about Americans' being in the surveillance cross-hairs. Here's my response—complete with his thoughts at the end.
Our guest for Episode 70 of the Cyberlaw Podcast is Dan Kaminsky, a famous cybersecurity researcher who found and helped fix a DNS security flaw. Dan is now the Chief Scientist at WhiteOps, but I got to know him in an unlikely-bedfellows campaign against SOPA because of its impact on DNS security.
A kerfuffle broke out at Lawfare between Benjamin Wittes and Charlie Savage of the New York Times over the significance of the new tranche of Snowden-procured documents released last week. So what do the documents actually say? Read on for a brief walk-through.