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  • After LinkedIn Clues, FOIA Nets New Details On NSA’s ANCHORY Program
    By on July 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    v3rgEz writes “After the ACLU’s Christopher Soghoian highlighted NSA programs listed on LinkedIn, Jason Gulledge filed a request for details about the program — and turned up lucky. The NSA released 7 pages of database descriptions of its ANCHORY program, an open-source intelligence data gathering effort. The NSA’s FOIA office said it would pony up more, but only if Gulledge could prove he was requesting the documents as part of a news gathering (more…)



  • DoJ Answers FOIA Request After Six Years With No Real Information
    By on April 10, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “In response to a Freedom of Information Act request about Google’s 2007 complaint against Windows Vista search interference, the Department of Justice has after six years released 114 partially redacted pages and 60 full pages of material. Yet these ‘responsive documents’ consist of public news articles and email boilerplate. All the substantive information has been blacked out.”

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