It is possible to imagine all kinds of changes in government secrecy policy that would make the secrecy system smaller, more efficient, more susceptible to error correction, and more attuned to shifting security requirements. Such changes might include, for example, self-cancelling classification markings, numerical limits on classification activity, broadly distributed oversight and declassification authority, new [.
The creation of new national security secrets dropped sharply in 2012, recently released government data show. While the proper boundaries of official secrecy remain a matter of intense dispute, the secrecy system itself is showing... Read Post
The possibilities for significant changes in government secrecy policy are starting to attract official attention as the presidential transition process begins. “I know things are going to change,” one executive branch official with... Read Post