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Tag Archives: FOIA

BEV BUTULA: Welcome to Sunshine Week

This is Sunshine Week. The focus of the Sunshine Week initiative is to promote government transparency and freedom of information. Thanks to the folks over at INFOdocket, I learned about the recent launching of FOIA.gov by the U.S. Department of ...

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09-1163 Milner v. Department of the Navy

FOIA Exemptions; personnel rules Because Exemption 2 to FOIA encompasses only records relating to employee relations and human resources issues, it does not apply to a request for explosives maps and data. Exemption 2 shields only those records relating to ...

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09-1279 FCC v. AT&T, Inc.

FOIA Personal privacy; corporations Corporations do not have “personal privacy” for the purposes of the exemption in 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(7)(C). AT&T argues that the word “personal” in Exemption 7(C) incorporates the statutory definition of “person,” which includes corporations, §551(2). But ...

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Government Attic

If you aren't familiar with Government Attic, it is a newly re-designed website that "provides electronic copies of hundreds of interesting Federal Government documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act."

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