Sharon Bradford Franklin

  • State secrets lawsuit leaves government, contractors unsatisfied

    The Supreme Court ruled neither the government or the two contractors sued by the government (and who sued back) are due any money because state secrets were involved.

  • Cyber information sharing bill gets new life in House

    Despite a veto threat a year ago, House proponents of a cyber information sharing bill say productive talks now are underway with the Obama administration. Reps. Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger re-introduced the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) trying to address privacy and civil liberties concerns.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – May 14, 2013

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – January 24, 2014

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • Sharon Bradford Franklin, Executive Director, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

    Its original intention was ostensibly to help protect the U.S. from terrorist threats. But Edward Snowden’s reveal of the extent of the National Security Agency’s bulk telephone records program planted seeds of doubt in many minds. Records indicate the NSA was even monitoring domestic calls. Sharon Bradford Franklin is the executive director of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the bulk data collection program, and whether it should even continue.