DHS Says Rules Limiting Access Don’t Apply to Public

While pressure is to punish the press for publishing stories that rely on unauthorized disclosures of classified information is certainly far from the fever pitch of 2006 and 2007, Congress is still concerned about the publication of information it wants to keep from the public.   Secrecy News reports (“DHS Says It Cannot Stop Private Posting of Sensitive Info“) that the Department of Homeland Security told lawmakers that the Department has no authority to act when the public publishes information the department deems sensitive.

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