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Homeland Security Redacts Drone Info It Already Released Publicly In Report To Congress

Sen. Tom Coburn's has now sent a letter asking why DHS sent less information to the Congressional oversight committee than it released to the public.
Homeland Security Redacts Drone Info It Already Released Publicly In Report To Congress
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Via Techdirt:

We've noted multiple times in the past that the process by which the federal government redacts documents it's declassifying and/or releasing publicly is quite arbitrary, and when the same document is released multiple times, the redactions can be totally different. However, the latest screw up along those lines is quite incredible. Last summer, Homeland Security's Customs and Border Patrol sent EFF a bunch of records in response to EFF's FOIA lawsuit concerning CBP's use of drones (CBP later "found" additional records it had neglected to pass along).

Those documents were certainly interestin...

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