NARA targets digitization of 500 million pages by 2026 in draft strategic plan
The administration hopes to process 95% of records requests on time by the same year.
OMB sets deadline for agency FOIA interoperability plans
Agencies need to make sure their own platforms play nice with the National FOIA Portal at FOIA.gov.
ACLU sues for records on facial recognition use by the Department of Justice
The organization wants to know what technologies the agency is using or has considered using.
Glitch in FOIAonline.gov reveals personally identifiable information
A glitch in the government's central Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) portal FOIAonline.gov caused "dozens, if not hundreds" of social security numbers to be revealed.
Citizenship agency rolls out digital FOIA receipt to all requesters
The agency expects that the new FIRST online filing system will be fully operational in September.
Immigration agency rolls out initial online FOIA processing capability
The Freedom of Information Act Immigration Records SysTem (FIRST) will allow users to submit requests and receive documents online, upgrading an old, often paper-based process.