The Bulk Collection of Signals Intelligence: Technical Options study is a result of an activity called for in Presidential Policy Directive 28 (PPD-28), issued by President Obama in January 2014, to evaluate U.S. signals intelligence practices. The directive instructed the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to produce a report within one year qassessing the feasibility of creating software that would allow the intelligence community more easily to conduct targeted information acquisition rather than bulk collection.q ODNI asked the National Research Council (NRC) -- the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering -- to conduct a study, which began in June 2014, to assist in preparing a response to the President. Over the ensuing months, a committee of experts appointed by the Research Council produced the report.3 Presidential Policy Directive/PPD28, footnote 5. ... 16 Examples of manual procedures for target approval are in National Security Agency, NSAa#39;s Civil Liberties and Privacy Protections for Targeted SIGINT Activities Under Executive Orderanbsp;...
|Title||:||Bulk Collection of Signals Intelligence:|
|Author||:||Committee on Responding to Section 5(d) of Presidential Policy Directive 28: The Feasibility of Software to Provide Alternatives to Bulk Signals Intelligence Collection, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2015-03-24|