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Groups announce FOI Summit keynote speaker and panelists

(PDF/540 KB release available here.) Open government advocates will hear from award-winning technologist, civic leaders and freedom of information experts. read more ...
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Court orders FEC to stop stonewalling FOIA requests

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Victors in FOIA disputes should recover legal fees

From Rock River Times: SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Press Association (IPA) is urging the passage of Senate Bill 1514, which would allow citizens and the media to recover attorney fees when prevailing in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) di ...
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Washington governor fulfills promise to make records public

From Walla Walla Union-Bulletin: Gov. Jay Inslee, in fulfilling a campaign promise not to invoke executive privilege to block the release of public records, has taken an important stand for open government. read more ...
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San Jose to appeal ruling that private texts, emails can be public

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EPIC presses FBI in lawsuit for details on biometric database

From PCWorld: A privacy watchdog has filed a lawsuit contending the Federal Bureau of Investigation has failed to provide requested technical information about a biometric identification database expected to be the largest in the world. read more ...
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Wikileaks releases Kissinger Cables

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