The materials presented in this book have been updated to reflect any changes made since the spring 2016 publication through December 20, 2019, reviewing records against the United States Code maintained by the Library of Congress and Westlaw to the extent possible. This reference work would be a valuable resource for intelligence experts and other members of the federal government. This summary serves as a reference manual for some notable requirements for IC implementation of Section 702. This summary can be found here. Texts from many legal authorities relevant to the IC can be found in the ICR Legal Reference Book, compiled by the ODNI Office of the Legal Counsel and recently updated in 2020. IC 2020 legal reference book. The Annual Report on Statistical Transparency (referred to earlier in this guide) provides information and statistics on all FISA agencies. This guide provides links to some officially published documents regarding the use of national security agencies by U.S. intelligence agencies.
The IC has issued these documents in order to comply with legal requirements and to implement the principles of intelligence transparency for the IC. It is true that some links are highlighted in this guide for ease of reference. There are many other officially published documents that can be consulted publicly. New or updated entries since the last version of this manual are marked as. Note that some new entries consist of links to previously published information and are included here for ease of reference. 16. In July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems, Case C-311/18 (“Schrems II”) on the possibility for companies to transfer personal data from the European Union to the United States in a manner compatible with EU law.
To help organizations assess whether their transfers provide adequate data protection in line with the CJEU ruling, the U.S. government published a white paper in September 2020 outlining the borders and strong safeguards in the U.S. regarding government access to data, including those in FISA Section 702. Executive Decree 12333, as amended, is included in the IC 2020 Legal Reference Book. A background paper describing the 2008 revision can be found here. INTELLIGENCE TRANSPARENCY PRINCIPLES FOR IC 24 EO 12333: U.S. INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES 693 The most recent report for calendar year 2019 was released in July 2020. CIPG 107.1 requires each element of CI to develop and maintain procedures to respond to unmasking requests. After developing their respective procedures, the elements started implementing their procedures in January 2019. IC Elements` individual procedures for ICPG 107.1 were published on April 29, 2020.
Guide to Published Documents on the Use of National Security Agencies Note that pages 25 through 31 of the Business Records Report contain information on certain provisions of the USA FREEDOM Act, which expired in March 2020. In April 2021, the ODNI and DOJ issued a November 2020 FISC statement approving 2020 Section 702 certifications. Intel.gov includes the ability to conduct full-text searches in a database of all IC-published documents on file, including the hundreds of Section 702-related documents. Note that the database does not contain documents referenced by the IC in the record, but they are hosted on other websites. In the interest of transparency, the NSA CLPO has produced and published three reports outlining how the NSA implements key agencies and assesses their impact on civil liberties and privacy. The intelligence community derives much of its authority and advice from the body of law contained in this collection. The Gates procedures provide that, with special exceptions, prior authorization from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence must be obtained if information identifying members or their associates by name or by individual identification of titles or characteristics (congressional identity information) is contained in intelligence reports shared with executive branches outside of the requesting element of the CI. become. An explanation with the context of these procedures can be found here. The procedures are contained in an appendix to IC Directive 112, Congressional Notification, and are published here.
The Government provided a general overview of Section 702 of the FISA Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA): Pursuant to 50 U.S.C. § 1873(a)(2), enacted under the USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 (Pub. 114 and 23), the Director of the United States Bureau of Court Administration is required to publish statistical information about certain activities of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review (collectively, the FISA courts), as described in 50 U.S.C. § 1873(a)(1). This includes the number of applications or certifications submitted to FISC and whether these applications have been approved, amended or refused. It also contains information on the amicus curiae appointment by FISA. IC`s FISA experts testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Section 702 in March 2017. The statement for the dataset provides a detailed overview of Section 702 and is published here. EO 13462: PRESIDENT`S ADVISORY BOARD ON INTELLIGENCE AND INTELLIGENCE OVERSIGHT BOARD TRACTOR EMPLOYEES, AND ACCESS TO CLASSIFIED INFORMATION 747 EO 12139: ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE OF FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 691 On January 19, 2018, Congress reauthorized Section 702 through the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 for six years.