EPIC Denied Counterterrorism Docs Over Security Concerns

Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 2:49 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Wednesday rejected efforts by the Electronic Privacy Information Center to uncover how the National Counterterrorism Center gathers and protects information from other federal agencies, saying the requested documents could reveal confidential intelligence sources.

Following an in-camera review of a host of documents that nonprofit EPIC accused the government of illegally withholding, U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg determined that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence was right to withhold 21 requested documents under a Freedom of Information Act...
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