Challenging the Pentagon's Illegal Spying

February 1, 2006

The American Civil Liberties Union and its affiliates across the country have filed multiple Freedom of Information Act requests to uncover the extent of Pentagon spying on innocent Americans. We already know through news reports that the Pentagon has collected information in a secret database on peace groups and anti-war protesters.

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NEWS
ACLU Report Shows Widespread Pentagon Surveillance of Peace Activists (1/17/2007)
ACLU Calls for Spy Files Investigation In Response to New Details of Pentagon (11/21/2006)
New Document Reveals Pentagon Surveillance of Rhode Island Peace Group (11/2/2006)
Documents Shed New Light on Pentagon Surveillance of Peace Activists (10/12/06)
ACLU Sues Pentagon for Documents on Peace Groups (6/14/06)
ACLU Seeks Pentagon Files on Peace Groups (2/1/2006)

RESOURCES
Pentagon Lawsuit Client List
Freedom of Information Act Client List
Pentagon memorandum ordering "refresher training" for handling information related to U.S. persons

DOCUMENTS RELEASED UNDER FOIA
Undated "Review of the TALON Reporting System" Memorandum (1/17/2007)
DOD Response to National ACLU (11/21/2006)
DOD response to ACLU of Florida (8/28/2006)
DOD response to ACLU of Georgia (9/12/2006)
DOD response to ACLU of Washington (9/12/2006)

LEGAL DOCUMENTS
Complaint in AFSC v. DOD
National Freedom of Information Act Request
California FOIA Request
Florida FOIA Request
Georgia FOIA Request
Maine FOIA Request
Pennsylvania FOIA Request
Rhode Island FOIA Request

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