US intelligence director’s office launches a Tumblr in response to surveillance concerns

In the wake of Edward Snowden’s leaks about the vast extent of US internet and phone spying programs, President Obama promised Americans earlier this month that he would enact reforms to make government surveillance more transparent. Today, one of those reforms has come to pass…in the form of a Tumblr blog. The US Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the highest intelligence agency in the country, just unveiled its “IC On the Record” Tumblr, promising to post newly unclassified documents about various government surveillance programs. The ODNI is the organization in charge of all the other big US spy organizations, including the NSA and CIA.

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