Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Edgar Calls for Transparency About Government Information Collection

November 15, 2013

Timothy Edgar

Timothy Edgar, visiting scholar at the Institute, was a top privacy lawyer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the National Security Council in the Bush and Obama administrations.

"The public has a right to know about the broad outlines of how the government is collecting information on them."

Timothy Edgar

Commenting in a Journal article on CIA spying, Visiting Scholar Timothy Edgar says that basic good governance demands more transparency.