FOIA

Glitch in FOIAonline.gov reveals personally identifiable information

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

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.

At HUD, it takes too long to find electronically stored documents and data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

A new IG's evaluation has some suggestions for how the agency should prepare for its next e-discovery contract.

Transparency groups push OMB, DOJ to finalize ‘Release to One, Release to All’ FOIA policy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The Cause of Action Institute and the Sunlight Foundation sent a letter and a request for rulemaking to Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday.

18F begins work on centralized FOIA website

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

18F is building a website that allows users to file a FOIA request for any agency in one place.

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