Archive for December 3rd, 2007

CIA Declassification Lite

As you might know, the Central Intelligence Agency has announced plans to significantly cut back it’s proactive declassification program. Instead of performing manual redaction on historical records, they’re going to switch to a pass/fail system, either releasing records in their entirety, or not at all. This is not as big of a deal as it seems, because the Agency has long gamed the system and exploited declassification guidelines to their perceived advantage in ways that left released documents inherently suspect.
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Published in: 'D' for 'Dumb', Geekiness, General, History | on December 3rd, 2007 | Comments Off on CIA Declassification Lite