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Judge Tells FBI To Explain Its Overly-Broad Use Of FOIA Exceptions

The FBI being asked by a judge to explain its overuse of FOIA exemptions to withhold documents.
Judge Tells FBI To Explain Its Overly-Broad Use Of FOIA Exceptions
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Via Techdirt:

As we recently covered, a judge had ordered the CIA to explain its ridiculous FOIA response tactics. The CIA had, with a straight face, first claimed it could ONLY produce hard copies of digital files from an internal security journal. Then, it said the only way it could create digital files was by printing out the files and re-scanning them. The judge noted in her order that Congress recognized government agencies would be reluctant to hand over documents to the public, which is why it directed agencies to make every reasonable effort to accommodate requests. This, of course, was not what t...

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