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View Diary: Online FOIA Tool to Streamline Document Requests (8 comments)

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  •  Now they just need to automate the (2+ / 0-)
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    dadadata, Troubadour

    recovery of documents. Make the FOIA work the same as a Lexus/Nexus search, but free. There should be no human interaction in the retrieval of unclassified documents.

    •  An autoFOIA bot is nice but (1+ / 0-)
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      Troubadour

      ... it won't speed up responses or short circuit abuses of redaction or of reasons for denials, nor will it remove assorted crafty bureaucratic roadblocks.

      Thump! Bang. Whack-boing. It's dub!

      by dadadata on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 04:10:07 AM PDT

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    •  Yes, all unclassified and non-confidential (0+ / 0-)

      documents should be instantly accessible without any special request.  There's no reason not to have that: The documents are our property as citizens.

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