Students pursuing research for school should not be charged search and other extra fees under the federal Freedom of Information Act, a U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit judge ruled on Friday.
Allegations of misspent campaign funds have dogged Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino since the former state representative began the position on January 1, but now he is being sued for his alleged failure to turn over records related to said funds as part of Freedom of Information Act requests.
A new bill working its way through the Kansas legislature would stop state officials from hiding behind their private email accounts in order to avoid making records public.
Sending a so-called "still interested letter" to someone who requested responses under the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, has an uncertain effect, an analysis by the Office of Government Information Services found.
Adoption of the Intelligence Community IT Enterprise, a program that enables easier data sharing among intelligence agencies using common standards and cloud storage, could compensate for a drop off in the National Security Agency's metadata collection capabilities resulting from congressional restrictions.
Laurence Brewer has been named the new chief records officer for the U.S. government, effective May 1.
Freedom of Information Act requests haven't proven to be the speediest or most reliable process in recent years, and a new report from ProPublica will only reinforce that perception.
The Department of Veterans Affairs saw a rise in intrusion attempts and suspicious emails in March, but the agency said it blocked or contained all such threats.
In a recent memo, National Intelligence Director James Clapper took the extraordinary step of asking intelligence directors to be more active in the process of reviewing their classification guidance and removing obsolete security requirements every five years.
The Government Publishing Office, or GPO, is continuing its move to the cloud by transitioning the Integrated Library System's public websites to Amazon Cloud Services.