Tag Archives : FOIA


MIT Moves to Block the Release of the Aaron Swartz Files

Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger MIT Moves to Block the Release of the Aaron Swartz Files   Unfortunately, this is just further proof that most of our celebrated institutions, including prestigious palaces of “higher learning,” are nothing more than apologists and gatekeepers for plutocratic power. It was only a little less than two weeks ago […]


Good News: Judge Orders U.S. to Release Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File

Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Good News: Judge Orders U.S. to Release Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File     What is so disturbing about this aspect of the Aaron Swartz tragedy is the fact that the Secret Service had thousands of pages on Aaron Swartz to begin with.  Considering he was known to all as […]


New FAA drone list reveals over 20 more public entities authorized to fly drones over United States

Source: http://endthelie.com By Madison Ruppert Editor of End the Lie The new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) drone authorization list obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit reveals more than 20 additional public entities allowed to fly drones over the United States. This news comes as Charlottesville, Virginia […]

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Texas Schools to Begin Tracking Students With IDs Embedded with RFID Chips

Source: http://theintelhub.com By Madison Ruppert In an attempt to get more money from the state, a middle school and high school in Texas are implementing a program in which student IDs will be outfitted with radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips in order to track their movements around school. If you’re unfamiliar with this technology, a great […]


The House Passes CISPA with a vote of 248 to 168

By Alex Wilhelm CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, has just passed the House by a vote of 248 to 168. The vote was largely along partisan lines, with some leaking. The bill attracted several amendements along the way to passage today, including measures from Rogers concerning the Freedom of Information Act, and the Quayle amendment that dictated […]


Government can’t keep up with information requests

Source: http://xfinity.comcast.net By RICHARD LARDNER and TED BRIDIS, AP WASHINGTON — The Obama administration couldn’t keep pace with the increasing number of people asking for copies of government documents, emails, photographs and more under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of the latest federal data by The Associated Press. Federal […]


FEMA Follows DHS In Monitoring News Coverage Of Its Activities 24/7

Source: http://www.federaljack.com (PRISON PLANET)    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has followed in the footsteps of the DHS in looking to hire a private contractor that will monitor news coverage of the agency’s activities on a 24/7 basis. “FEMA is planning to award a 100% small business set-aside contract to a media monitoring firm […]