Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Black Is the New Transparent

Judith Levy
So the American Civil Liberties Union, concerned about the US government's alleged propensity to surveil the email of American citizens without a warrant, filed a request with the Justice Department under the Freedom of Information Act for more information. 
This is what it got:

A memorandum entitled “Guidance for the Minimization of Text Messages over Dual-Function Cellular Telephones” that is completely blacked out. All fifteen pages of it.
Mr. President, Some how I don't think "transparent" means what you think it means.