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FOIA News: Groups Offer Support, Recommendations for "Release to One, Release to All"

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

Groups Offer Support, Recommendations for FOIA 'Release to One, Release to All' Draft Policy

By Jas Chana, National Coalition Against Censorship, Jan. 4, 2017

In December, the National Coalition Against Censorship co-signed a letter sent from OpenTheGovernment.org to the U.S. Department of Justice in support, and offering recommendations, for a draft of a Freedom of Information Act policy amendment that would require succesful FOIA requested information to be simultaneously released both to the requester and to the public via the internet.

The policy draft, titled "Release to One, Release to All", builds on President Obama's 2016 signing of the FOIA Improvement Act, a series of measures intended to streamline public access to government information.

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