The Public Weighs In

On April 26th the Public Interest Declassification Board invited you to submit your ideas on transforming the national security classification system.  The Board received the following papers.  They appear in the order in which they were received:

Thank you for your submissions.  We look forward to hearing your thoughts on these papers as well as papers the Board had developed:

Paper 1:  Using Technology to Improve Classification and Declassification

Paper 2:  Reconsidering Information Management in the Electronic Environment

Paper 3:  Regularizing the Declassification Review of Classified Congressional Records

Paper 4:  Discretionary Declassification and Release of Contemporary National Security Information

Paper 5:  Simplifying the Declassification Review Process for Historical Records

Paper 6:  Stewardship of Our Classified History

Paper 7:  Information Security and Access in the Electronic Environment

Paper 8:  A Half-Life for Historical Formerly Restricted Data (FRD)

In addition to posting on the blog, please come to the Board’s May 26th public meeting at the McGowan Theater at the National Archives Building from 10am-12:30pm.