legal

Court clears White House use of message-deleting apps on technicality

by Carten Cordell • 5 months ago

A judge ruled against a watchdog group claiming the Trump administration had violated the Presidential Records Act by using encrypted messaging apps.

18F begins work on centralized FOIA website

by Billy Mitchell • 12 months ago

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

Government is one step closer to a one-stop shop for FOIA requesters

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

Digital services group 18F will help develop the government's centralized portal for Freedom of Information Act requests, according to the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy, which will collaborate on the project.

Lawsuit against Oracle threatens its federal contracts

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

Oracle is facing a lawsuit from the Labor Department for allegedly underpaying women, Asians and African Americans.

Former U.S. intel leaders warn that legal action against Yahoo will hurt FBI cyber efforts

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

U.S. regulators would be wise to avoid most data breach lawsuits against victimized U.S. companies like Yahoo because of the damaging president it can set, according to a panel of former U.S. intelligence leaders who spoke at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual cybersecurity summit, Tuesday.