The (POGO) Blog
August 2, 2013
POGO, OpenTheGovernment.org, and National Security Counselors have presented the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) with a number of recommendations to create a more transparent and accountable national security apparatus.
Topics: Government Accountability
July 12, 2013
Transparency advocates have long called for the declassification of secret court opinions that have allowed broad domestic surveillance. A recent letter from the court responsible for approving surveillance requests casts doubt on the release of these opin
June 26, 2013
The recent whistleblowing disclosures by Edward Snowden have revealed systemic mass domestic surveillance. The government has justified its programs on the grounds that they are both legal and overseen by the FISA Court. But what do the PATRIOT Act, FISA, and the FISA Court actually do?
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Podcast; Social Media, Internet Provides Opportunities, Challenges for Lawmakers
The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.