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... voiced dissatisfaction with two other cabinet secretaries and the crap pile of ethical issues among presidential appointees got higher—the White House announced two quality nominations for the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). Those, at least, offer something to be optimistic about.
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board could add two more members. President Trump announced plans to nominate Ed Felten and Jane Nitze as members. Currently the PCLOB has one member instead of the usual four. Felten is a former deputy CTO and Nitze is a former attorney for the Office of ...

The White House announced two nominations Tuesday for positions on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). Pending confirmation, Jane Nitze and Ed Felten would join Adam Klein, whom the president nominated to chair the board in August. Nitze has clerked for Justices Sonia ...
When I first encountered Brand, in her previous role as a Republican member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board during the Obama ... Decamping to the private sector, she spent a few years at the firm WilmerHale, returned to public service as a member of the PCLOB, worked at the the U.S. ...
"She has the gravitas of being the third ranking official in the Department of Justice, but also the subject matter expertise on Section 702 from her time serving on the bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board," Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd, who leads the department's Office of ...
Adam Klein's nomination to lead the largely dormant Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee on ... Guliani said she's also concerned that if Klein were confirmed there would be two Republicans and no Democrats on the five-person PCLOB, which took a ...

The nomination of Adam Klein as chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) is a welcome move by the president. Klein has excellent credentials for this position, having served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and most recently as a senior fellow at the ...
The White House's announcement of its intent to appoint Adam I. Klein as chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) has raised hopes the appointment might begin to resuscitate it. PCLOB has a troubled history and has not developed into a sustained source of oversight of U.S. ...
Adam Klein, announced Friday as Trump's pick for chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, has taken sides in one of the biggest ... "While best known for its work on FISA, the PCLOB has jurisdiction over counterterrorism programs generally, and and we encourage it to evaluate and ...
On Friday, the White House announced that the President intends to nominate Adam Klein to be a Member and the Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. If confirmed, Adam will join Beth Collins, who is currently the only member of the Board. This is an important step. As a number of ...
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), has been represented by the US government to play a prominent role in ensuring that the transatlantic legal framework works effectively. The PCLOB previous work on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and Section 215 of the ...
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, or PCLOB, is a little-known agency that's had an outsize influence in recent years on the debate over government spying. The board's job is to make sure that when the executive branch takes action to defend the country, Americans' privacy rights and civil ...
With this week's White House announcement of an intent to nominate additional leadership officials at the Department of Justice, one of whom is current Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) member Rachel Brand, the PCLOB is one step closer to conducting its business with a lone ...
We also support giving the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) a role in reviewing the agreements and conducting the specified compliance reviews. And we agree with those that have argued that the grounds for certifying a partner country as sufficiently human-rights compliant should be ...
It further contains provisions dealing with the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board; establishes whistleblower protections for intelligence community contractors; requires the comptroller general to study the United States' classification system and the intelligence community's methods for protecting ...
"She has the gravitas of being the third-ranking official in the Department of Justice, but also the subject matter expertise on Section 702 from her time serving on the bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board," said Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd, who leads the department's Office of ...
Under the bill, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) can act without a quorum or a chairman, Kendall Burman, former special assistant to President Barack Obama and associate White House counsel and current privacy counsel at Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, told Bloomberg Law ...

That review will likely focus on a fully functioning Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), which now has only one member, and on ensuring that President Donald Trump appoints, and the Senate confirms, a privacy ombudsman as required by the Privacy Shield agreement, Kerry said.
She has actively sought reforms to Section 702, the Patriot Act, introduced legislation to strengthen and expand the functions of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), and is a founding member of the bipartisan Fourth Amendment Caucus focused on protecting the privacy and security of ...
... annual review of the EU-US Privacy Shield, the WP29 called for the appointment of a permanent Privacy Shield Ombudsperson (and further explanation of the rules of procedure including by declassification), and filling the remaining positions on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).
Concern that a lack of appointments to vacant positions on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) hampers the PCLOB's oversight function of US surveillance/intelligence activities. Insufficient access to redress or remedy for an EU individual as a data subject, including in surveillance ...
The nomination of Adam Klein as chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) is a welcome move by the president. Klein has excellent credentials for this position, having served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and most recently as a senior fellow at the ...
The White House's announcement of its intent to appoint Adam I. Klein as chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) has raised hopes the appointment might begin to resuscitate it. PCLOB has a troubled history and has not developed into a sustained source of oversight of U.S. ...
Adam Klein, announced Friday as Trump's pick for chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, has taken sides in one of the biggest ... "While best known for its work on FISA, the PCLOB has jurisdiction over counterterrorism programs generally, and and we encourage it to evaluate and ...
On Friday, the White House announced that the President intends to nominate Adam Klein to be a Member and the Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. If confirmed, Adam will join Beth Collins, who is currently the only member of the Board. This is an important step. As a number of ...
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), has been represented by the US government to play a prominent role in ensuring that the transatlantic legal framework works effectively. The PCLOB previous work on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and Section 215 of the ...
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, or PCLOB, is a little-known agency that's had an outsize influence in recent years on the debate over government spying. The board's job is to make sure that when the executive branch takes action to defend the country, Americans' privacy rights and civil ...
But the agency, known as the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, is down to just a single voting member — which means it has been stripped of nearly ... After Bush administration officials heavily edited PCLOB's first report, one member resigned, and Congress in 2007 turned it into an independent ...
With this week's White House announcement of an intent to nominate additional leadership officials at the Department of Justice, one of whom is current Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) member Rachel Brand, the PCLOB is one step closer to conducting its business with a lone ...
It also would prohibit "reverse targeting," warrantless database searches aimed at foreign subjects that end up targeting Americans as well. In addition, the amendment would allow the FISA law's Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to review all government foreign-intelligence surveillance programs, ...
Finally, given the quality of its work in this area, we would support Congress assigning the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board the ...
After he and his co-conspirators were arrested, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, an independent executive branch agency, said ...
... Privacy Shield Ombudsperson, as well as ensuring the empty posts are filled on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).”.
(Section 7, described fully below, reflects that the PCLOB is no longer considered an agency under this Act and is not covered by this provision.).
And while the bill doesn't do anything to increase transparency, the bill does bolster the PCLOB's oversight role, and asks for a number of how ...
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) targeted 12333 for investigation soon after Tye's revelations, but no report was ever ...
It also would strengthen the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to let it review all foreign intelligence surveillance programs, not just ...
... Privacy Shield Ombudsperson, as well as ensuring the empty posts are filled on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).
... of the Section 702 program, they wrote, has received positive reviews from the independent Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
... to appoint the missing members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), which has responsibility for protecting privacy.
... searches, the "about" collection under Section 702, and common-sense reforms to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).
... searches, the “about” collection under Section 702, and common-sense reforms to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).
... to appoint a permanent Privacy Shield Ombudsperson and to fill the empty posts on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).
... the oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, requiring more transparency, ...
We note that the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (which is currently inoperative due to vacancies) had previously expressed an ...
... the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, and other agencies are ... The PCLOB only has one member, and the administration has ...
The nomination of Adam Klein as chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) is a welcome move by the president.
The White House's announcement of its intent to appoint Adam I. Klein as chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) ...
... to serve as chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, has ... PCLOB in its current form was established by 2007 legislation.
White House to Nominate Adam Klein to the PCLOB ... to be a Member and the Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.


 

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