The Public Interest Declassification Board Releases its Report to the President
Today, the Public Interest Declassification Board released online its recommendations to the President on Transforming the Security Classification System. The full Report can be found at http://www.archives.gov/declassification/pidb/recommendations/transforming-classification.html. The report centers on the need for new policies for classifying information, new processes for declassifying information, and the imperative for using and integrating technology into these processes. In advance of today’s release, the Board publicized some of its recommendations on its blog Transforming Classification. A public release event is taking place today at the National Archives to discuss the report with current Board members.