Ic On The Record Database

Our IC on the Record Database allows researchers, academics, policy advocates and everyday citizens to search through our authoritative and factual library of policies on various areas of interest such as lawful foreign surveillance activities, civil liberties, and legal archives.

Our policy documents are placed through a rigorous process for release including extensive vetting for security and accuracy concerns. Additional work is then conducted to convert and index documents into searchable data. As new policy documents are released they will be queued for addition to our policy database. Please check back for updates and an ever-growing library of available datasets.

Consistent with the Principles of Intelligence Transparency, the ODNI has released volumes of information to enhance public understanding of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). This includes hundreds of documents relating to how Section 702 is implemented and overseen.

After the 1978 passage of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) it became apparent that the law left significant gaps in intelligence collection authority. While the Government had the power in a criminal investigation to compel the production of records with a grand jury subpoena, it lacked similar authority in a foreign intelligence investigation.

All intelligence professionals take an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. The most recent National Intelligence Strategy of the United States says unequivocally that, “The Intelligence Community must exemplify America’s values: operating under the rule of law, consistent with Americans’ expectations for protection of privacy and civil liberties, respectful of human rights, and in a manner that retains the trust of the American people.”

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) defines the process for requesting judicial authorization for electronic surveillance of persons engaged in espionage or international terrorism against the United States on behalf of a foreign power.

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) is a U.S. federal court established and authorized by the U.S. Congress under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978. The court oversees requests made by federal law enforcement agencies for surveillance warrants against suspected foreign intelligence agents inside the United States.


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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-10

    All withheld information exempt under b(1) and b(3), except as ot~rwise noted. TOP SECRETfCOMJNT/NOFORN UNITED STA TES Approved for public release. FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT WASHING TON, D.C. Docket Nos.…

    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-9

    All withheld information exempt under b(1 ), b(3), except as otherwise noted. TOP SECRE'fh'COffHN'fh'ORCON,NOFORN UNITED STATES FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT WASHINGTON, D.C. SUPPLEMENTAL ORDER A hearing was conducted in the…

    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-8

    All withheld information exempt under b(1 ), b(3) and b(?)(E) except as otherwise noted. TOP 8ECRETHCOMINTHORCONHNOFORN UNITED STA TES FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT WASHINGTON, D.C. OPINION In a Supplemental Order…

    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-7

    All withheld information exempt under b(1 ), b(3) and b(7) except as otherwise noted. Approved for public release. TOP SECRElWfiSC//COMINTf/ORCON, NOFORN//Xl UNITED STATES FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT WASHINGTON, D.C. ORDER…

    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-6

    r------ ~ ·• ~II withheld infqrmation exe(Tlpt under b(1 ), b(i3), b(6), b(7)A b(7)E and b(7)C except as otherwise rioted. Approved for public release. TOP SECRETHHSCHCOMlN'fifORCON, NOFOft:Nt/Xl UNITED ST A…

    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-5

    All withheld information exempt under b(1), b(3), b(6), b(7)E, b(7)C except as otherwise noted. TOP SECRET UNITED STATES . FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT WASHINGTON, D.C. SUPPLEMENT AL ORDER Approved for…

    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-4

    All withheld information exempt under b(1), b(3), b(6), b(7)E, b(7)C except as otherwise noted. TOP SECRET UNITED STATES . FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT WASHINGTON, D.C. SUPPLEMENT AL ORDER Approved for…

    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-3

    I INFO ation exempt under b(1 ), b(3), b(6l and b_(I)(C) exceQt as ottieJW.ise noted. UNITED ST A TES FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COLTR T WASHINGTON, D.C. Approved for public release.…

    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-2

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    February, 16 2018

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  • EFF-FOIA-Jan-31-Doc-1

    All withheld information exempt under b(1 ), b(3), tl(6T,1i(7)E, b(7)C except as otherwise noted. Approved for public release. SECRETJ/NOFORN UNlTED ST ATES FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT This matter came before…

    February, 16 2018

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