California’s new bot transparency law goes into effect
Just don't expect it to hinder those Russian bots any time soon.
On Jul 5, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Lawsuit seeks to force Trump administration to publish White House visitor logs
Senate Democrats also want logs kept at Mar-a-Lago.
On Apr 10, 2017 by David Gilmour
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
The WikiLeaks-inspired war for the Mormon Church’s deepest secrets
Two new websites are exposing the Mormon Church, one leak at a time.
On Feb 8, 2017 by Nico Lang
How a video game about sheep exposes the FBI’s broken FOIA system
Baaaaa, that's a long time!
On Oct 11, 2016 by Aaron Sankin
Eric Holder says Snowden ‘performed a public service’ but calls leaks ‘inappropriate and illegal’
Holder prosecuted more whistleblowers than any other attorney general.
On May 30, 2016 by Eric Geller
Top U.S. lawmakers investigating whether powerful DOJ office skirted transparency laws
Top lawmakers are concerned that the Obama administration is trying to avoid transparency.
On Mar 14, 2016 by Eric Geller
Privacy coalition urges FCC to police how ISPs use and protect customer data
Internet companies are sure to object to new rules about what they do with customer data.
On Jan 20, 2016 by Eric Geller
Federal border-protection agency says it won’t use body cameras
A review by the agency claims that body cameras are a distraction to border-patrol agents.
On Nov 9, 2015 by Dell Cameron
The government spent almost $7 million on military tributes at sporting events
When you hear the numbers involved, you'll be outraged.
On Nov 5, 2015 by Joey Keeton
Hillary Clinton aide will refuse to testify about private email server
Other aides, however, will testify.
On Sep 3, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Homeland Security officials skirted government email rules
Maybe U.S. government email is just a pain to use?
On Jul 21, 2015 by Eric Geller
Former attorney general says the government might offer Edward Snowden a deal
Snowden's exile could end in a plea bargain.
On Jul 7, 2015 by Curt Hopkins
AT&T, Verizon earn failing grades on latest EFF privacy scorecard
Many of the services you use every day failed badly.
On Jun 17, 2015 by William Turton