Archive for October 22nd, 2007

Freedom of Information Act 101

Back in June, I wrote about the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing plans to improve their handling and processing of FOIA requests. As astute readers may recall, one of the steps in that improvement plan was the creation of “FOIA 101” instructions for all DHS employees. In sadly ironic fashion, a local researcher recently received a copy of these instructions in response to a FOIA request some seventy working days after asking for them – far beyond the 20-day target DHS aims for.
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Published in: Geekiness, General, Security | on October 22nd, 2007 | Comments Off on Freedom of Information Act 101