In Thomas Drake Case, Protected Doesn’t Mean Protected

By: Wednesday June 1, 2011 6:12 am

Earlier, we learned that (thanks to Antonin Scalia) the word “suspicion” no longer means what it used to mean.

Now we learn that “protected” doesn’t mean what it used to mean.

As Josh Gerstein reports, the judge in the Thomas Drake case has agreed to let the government protect unclassified information using the Classified Information Procedures Act. But as Drake’s lawyers make clear, the process of substitution is making unclassified information look classified.

 

Government Claims Classified Information Procedures Act Also Applies to Unclassified Information

By: Thursday May 12, 2011 2:10 pm

The government’s making outrageous secrecy claims again, this time in the Thomas Drake NSA leak case.

Erik Prince’s Long Form Graymail Looks to Blacken Democrats Prior to November Ballot

By: Friday September 10, 2010 7:06 am

Remember that Vanity Fair tell all in which Erik Prince offered new details about Blackwater ops? Though Michael Hayden has suggested Prince made up some of the details, it seemed to be a form of graymail targeted at those who approved Blackwater ops now under criminal investigation. Apparently, there’s a long form version.

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