Secrecy and Security News
Newer News: February 2001
- DOD to DOE: Nuclear Stockpile Info Must Remain Secret by Daniel G. Dupont, InsideDefense.com, January 26. "The Defense Department has rejected an Energy Department request to declassify information on the quantities and status of nuclear weapons in the U.S. stockpile."
- Leaks, Linda Tripp and the Privacy Act, excerpts from a Pentagon press briefing, January 25, 2001. "Do you have a policy that discourages employees from leaking unofficial information to the news media?" "I'm not aware of any such policy, no."
- Presidential Pardon for Samuel Loring Morison, January 20.
- Future Disposition of Clinton Presidential Papers, excerpt from White House press briefing, January 16. "Can you tell me what's going to happen to the president's personal papers and official communications?"
- Labs' E-Mail Screen Will Sift for Spies, by John Fleck, Albuquerque Journal, January 12. "DOE plans to start snooping on every piece of electronic mail entering or leaving Los Alamos and Sandia national labs to guard against spying."
- Rumsfeld on Nuclear Weapons Targeting Secrecy, Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing, January 11. "It's not for me to opine as to what extent, if at all, the current procedures ought to be changed."
- U.S. Export Controls on High Performance Computers, White House Fact Sheet, January 10. "The President today announced the sixth revision to U.S. export controls on high performance computers (HPC) since 1993."
- DOE Initiates Electronic Mail Monitoring Program, DOE Notice 206.1, January 8. "The Electronic Mail Analysis Capability (EMAC)... will be used to monitor and analyze outgoing and incoming electronic mail (e-mail) from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and DOE laboratories that are engaged in nuclear weapons design or work involving special nuclear material."
Older News: December 2000
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