I. Background: US Surveillance, Secrecy, and Crackdown on Leaks
II. The Impact of Surveillance on Journalists
III. The Impact of Surveillance on Lawyers and their Clients
IV. The Government's Rationale for Surveillance
V. The Rights at Stake
"The 120-page report documents how national security journalists and lawyers are adopting elaborate steps or otherwise modifying their practices to keep communications, sources, and other confidential information secure in light of revelations of unprecedented US government surveillance of electronic communications and transactions. The report, based on extensive interviews with journalists, lawyers, and senior US government officials, documents how government surveillance and secrecy are undermining press freedom, the public's right to information, and the right to counsel, all human rights essential to a healthy democracy"--Publisher's description.