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Ron Watkins sends followers on pointless FOIA goose chase after misinterpreting court ruling

The QAnon guru's followers are convinced they can now request documents from all their enemies.

On Nov 12, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Dildo drone attack against sheriff deemed ‘planned act of violence’ after ‘dongcopter’ message found on suspect’s phone

Lock your phone.

On Jun 17, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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The agency that controls U.S. nukes had its Twitter account accessed by a child

Twitter users jokingly feared that the agency responsible for the U.S. nuclear arsenal had been overtaken.

On Mar 29, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Florida wants to prevent reporters from accessing records of mass shootings

Bill would greatly restrict access to records of mass shootings

On Mar 13, 2019 by Claire Goforth

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Report: Documents reveal FBI launched new unit to investigate media leaks

The unit was reportedly set up in May 2018.

On Jan 2, 2019 by David Gilmour

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U.K. police will have to disclose documents about WikiLeaks journalists

Police didn't confirm nor deny existence of the files after a FOIA request.

On Dec 18, 2018 by David Gilmour

WAGD podcast discusses FOIA

‘We’re All Gonna Die,’ Ep. 54: FOIA Fest with Adam Marshall

What is the Freedom of Information Act?

On Jul 1, 2018 by Ellen Ioanes

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Why we’re suing the NYPD for Donald Trump’s concealed carry application

The application could provide crucial insight into the president’s personal views on gun laws and gun safety.

On Jun 22, 2018

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Report: EPA administrator was directly involved in climate data purge

More than 1,900 web pages were either removed or modified.

On Jan 29, 2018 by David Gilmour

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Fight for Mar-a-Lago visitor logs ramps up after Secret Service releases just 22 names

'We'll be fighting this in court.'

On Sep 15, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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ACLU files FOIA request for ‘all records’ about Trump firing Comey

The ACLU's public records request follows contradictory statements from the White House and President Trump.

On May 15, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

Juan Montes, First DREAMer Deported Under Trump

First deported DREAMer sues U.S. government for FOIA records

Juan Montes is the first immigrant protected under DACA to be deported from the U.S.

On Apr 19, 2017 by Andrew Couts

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NASA blocks FOIA request for potential White House ‘media blackout’ orders

NASA appears to have invented a new rule that seemingly affects only users of a popular online FOIA service.

On Mar 21, 2017 by Dell Cameron

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U.S. senator asks FBI to explain plan to abandon FOIA requests by email

Sen. Wyden's letter is critical of the FBI's new policy, claiming it may place an 'unnecessary burden' on FOIA requesters.

On Feb 10, 2017 by Dell Cameron

Newly released texts from FBI agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page are fueling more conspiracy theories among conservatives.

FBI to lift restrictions on online FOIA system after reports it would ditch email, switch to fax

FOIA submissions via email will remain unavailable after March 1.

On Feb 7, 2017 by Andrew Couts, Dell Cameron