DNI Clapper Announces Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies [August 12, 2013] [open pdf - 72KB]
From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI): "At the direction of the President, I am establishing the Director of National Intelligence [DNI] Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies to examine our global signals-intelligence collection and surveillance capability. The Review Group will assess whether, in light of advancements in communications technologies, the United States employs its technical collection capabilities in a manner that optimally protects our national security and advances our foreign policy while appropriately accounting for other policy considerations, such as the risk of unauthorized disclosure and our need to maintain the public trust. The Review Group will brief its interim findings to the President within 60 days of its establishment, and provide a final report with recommendations no later than Dec. 15, 2013."
Office of the Director of National Intelligence: http://www.dni.gov/