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FBI Studied How Drones Impact Privacy - Then Classified It Above Top Secret
07-27-2014, 08:54 PM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Federal law requires the FBI to assess surveillance technologies for potential privacy and/or civil liberties issues. These technology assessments are typically prepared for public posting and review. When it comes to drones, however, the FBI has redacted these privacy reviews in full. [...]

Documents released following a hard-fought FOIA lawsuit from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) indicate that the Bureau has completed at least one review (and possibly two) of its drone surveillance program. [...]

By default, privacy assessments are posted in full online. But, as we mentioned earlier, all of the FBI’s PIA documents have been redacted in full. [...]

Justice Department guidelines allow agencies to withhold PIAs if publication would “reveal classified, sensitive, or otherwise protected information (e.g., potentially damaging to a national interest, law enforcement effort, or competitive business interest).” Department guidelines require separate justification for keeping PIA findings from the public, but the FBI did not release any such justification documents, either. [...]
Read more: https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2...ssessment/[/img]


lol.gif Another anti climactic no surprise. National security... lol

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07-28-2014, 04:49 AM #2
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:15,507 Threads:466 Joined:Jun 2012
We need to develop jamming mechanisms to teach our fk'd up leaders a lesson. LOL

Or throwing anything at it may work.




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