FISA

Today at 10am: A Boatload of Hearings on the Hill

By Yishai Schwartz
Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 8:50 AM

Today at 10am, there will be a number of hearings that may be of interest to Lawfare readers:

House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Examining Recommendations to Reform FISA Authorities." Link is here. The witness list includes:

Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Privacy in the Digital Age: Preventing Data Breaches and Combating Cybercrime." Link is here. The witness list includes:

  • Delara Derakhshani (Policy Counsel, Consumers Union)
  • Michael R. Kingston (Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, The Neiman Marcus Group)
  • John J. Mulligan (Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Target Corporation)
  • Fran Rosch (Senior Vice President, Security Product and Services, Endpoint and Mobility, Symantec Corporation)
  • Edith Ramirez (Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission)
  • William Noonan (Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigative Division, U.S. Secret Service)
  • Mythili Raman (Acting Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice)

House Intelligence Committee hearing on "World Wide Threats."  Here's the link. There were opening statements from the Chairman and the Ranking Member. Witnesses are listed:

  • James R Clapper, Director of National Intelligence
  • John O. Brennan, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Michael T Flynn, Lieutenant General, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense
  • James B. Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Matthew G. Olsen, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center

As usual, all the hearings will be available via C-SPAN.

**David Cole's testimony is absent from the Committee website. Instead, James Cole's testimony was posted twice.