DoD wants $660M to respond to Freedom of Information request on "Hotplugs"
By Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing, Mar. 7, 2016
The Department of Defense sent Muckrock a demand for $660 million as a requirement for fulfilling a Freedom of Information Act request for records about the Hotplug, a gadget that allows you to transport computers without shutting them down -- used by law enforcement to move suspect computers to forensic facilities without shutting them down and potentially parking drives in an encrypted state.
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