Transparency Between Government and Press Still Needs Improvement

Although technology enables public files to be shared and accessed on the Web easily, a panel of experts agreed Wednesday that transparency between the government and the press still requires improvement.

Md. Rep. Ruppersberger Proposes Changes to NSA Data Collection

Maryland Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger unveiled a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would end the mass collection of metadata and instead allow the government to order communication companies to search their files for more specific information.

Bethesda Lawyer Grappling with Balance Between National Security and Privacy

David Medine is chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Board, a small government board tasked with weighing the balance between national security and Americans’ privacy.

Obama Orders Changes to NSA Telephone Data Collection

President Barack Obama ordered changes to the controversial NSA telephone data collection program.