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Dustin Volz

Dustin Volz Dustin Volz is a staff correspondent for National Journal covering tech policy. His work has previously appeared in The Washington Post, The Center for Public Integrity, and The Arizona Republic. Dustin is a graduate of Arizona State University and a publisher of Downtown Devil, a hyper-local news site serving the downtown Phoenix community. Before arriving at National Journal, Dustin spent nine months teaching English at a high school in Indonesia through a Fulbright scholarship.
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Why Sen. Feinstein Wants the CIA Torture Report Delayed

August 29, 2014 Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants a classified report released on Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" policies. She just doesn't want it out quite yet. The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder earlier this month urging the Justice Department to delay its compliance with a Freedom ...

Sen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report

August 28, 2014 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants a classified report released on Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" policies. She just doesn't want it out quite yet. The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder earlier this month urging the Justice Department to delay its compliance with a Freedom ...

Sen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report

August 28, 2014 Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants a classified report released on Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" policies. She just doesn't want it out quite yet. The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder earlier this month urging the Justice Department to delay its compliance with a Freedom ...

Uber’s War on Lyft Could Prompt Federal Investigation

August 27, 2014 Uber is the darling of Democrats and Republicans alike, but the company's cutthroat campaign against its ride-share rivals could land it in hot water with state and federal regulators. The company has reportedly equipped an army of independent contractors with burner phones and credit cards as part of a "sophisticated ...

Darrell Issa to Investigate 'Do-Nothing' Patent Office Employees

August 20, 2014 House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is launching an investigation into the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after reports surfaced indicating employees routinely do "little to no work" by abusing the agency's generous telework policies. In a letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker sent Tuesday, Issa asked ...

Obama on Ferguson: There's a 'Gulf of Mistrust' Between People and Police

August 19, 2014 President Obama addressed on Monday the ongoing turmoil in Ferguson, Mo., where protests over the police shooting of unarmed Michael Brown have unfurled into their second week. "It's clear that the vast majority of people are peacefully protesting. What's also clear is that a small minority of individuals are not," ...

The FBI Spied on the Wrong People Because of Typos

August 15, 2014 The FBI unintentionally spied on the communications data of some Americans who were not targets of investigations because of typographical errors, according to a government watchdog. The Justice Department's inspector general concluded in a report Thursday that the bureau has improved its overall handling of national security letters, which permit ...

Watchdog: The FBI Spied on the Wrong People Because of Typos

August 14, 2014 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The FBI unintentionally spied on the communications data of some Americans who were not targets of investigations because of typographical errors, according to a government watchdog. The Justice Department's inspector general concluded in a report Thursday that the FBI has improved its overall handling of national security letters, which permit ...

Edward Snowden Is Concerned About 'NSA Fatigue'

August 14, 2014 At the bottom of an expansive profile of him in Wired magazine published online Wednesday, Edward Snowden disclosed one of his biggest fears. What if, gradually, people are growing accustomed to mass government surveillance? The fugitive leaker, who more than a year ago aired the National Security Agency's dirty surveillance ...

Edward Snowden Is Worried People Will Forget About Edward Snowden

August 13, 2014 At the bottom of an expansive profile of him in Wired magazine published online Wednesday, Edward Snowden disclosed one of his biggest fears. What if, gradually, people are growing accustomed to mass government surveillance? The fugitive leaker, who more than a year ago aired the National Security Agency's dirty surveillance ...