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FOIA News: FOIA Advisory Committee tackling tech

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The future of FOIA

By Chase Gunter, FCW, July 24, 2017

Technology has helped the government become more efficient and transparent in many areas. That hasn’t been the case, however, for a law written to increase transparency. Now a group of agency and private-sector officials are working with agencies to develop recommendations to improve the situation.

The Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee, created in 2014, seeks to streamline the process for requesting documents under FOIA and bridge the gap between requesters and government agencies -- many of which have unique requirements for FOIA requests.

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