☷Statistical Transparency Report Regarding National Security Authorities Calendar Year 2021
Office of the Director of National Intelligence ( By Press Release office)
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Annual Statistical Transparency Report Calendar Year 2021 April 2022 Today , consistent with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 ( FISA ) , as amended ( codified in 50 U . S . C . § 1873 ( b ) ) , and the Intelligence Community’s ( IC ) Principles of Intelligence Transparency , the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released the ninth annual Statistical Transparency Report Regarding Use of National Security Surveillance Authorities . Published every year since 2014 , the ASTR provides the public with statistics and contextual information regarding the scope of the government’s use of FISA authorities , National Security Letters , and other national security authorities . In conjunction with other publicly released material , this report adds insight into the rigorous and multi - layered oversight framework governing the IC that is designed to protect the privacy and civil liberties of persons whose information is acquired pursuant to these national security authorities . Read the Statistical Transparency Report Regarding National Security Authorities Calendar Year 2021 .
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