Unredacted is a platform for breaking news and discussion of secrecy, government transparency, FOIA, and the international right to know.
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FOIA Highlights Trouble Integrating Submarine, US Attorney Accused of Sexual Misconduct, and More: FRINFORMSUM 5/23/2019
FOIA Reporting Shows Spike in Death Rates, Scabies Outbreak, and Lax Records-Keeping in Michigan Prison System: FRINFORMSUM 5/02/2019
SCOTUS Hears First FOIA Case Since 2011, 9th Circuit Says Contractor Docs Not Protected by Exemption 5, and More: FRINFORMSUM 4/25/2019
U.S. Completes Historic Transfer of 47,000 Declassified Documents to Argentine Government: FRINFORMSUM 4/12/2019
GAO to Review FOIA Compliance Thanks to Bipartisan Congressional Request, and More: FRINFORMSUM 4/4/2019
Soviet Union Had First Real Taste of Democracy 30 Years Ago Today – and Politburo Document Shows How Committee Made Sense of It
Army Charges $300K for Water Test Records as Senate Judiciary asks DOJ: Why the “Continued Culture of Reflexive Secrecy” Around FOIA? FRINFORMSUM 3/21/2019
DOJ Needs to do a “Much, Much Better Job” on FOIA and “How Can You Say That’s Compliance?” Tough Bipartisan Questions on Gov-Wide FOIA Performance at Sunshine Week Hearing: FRINFORMSUM 3/14/2019
Forecast for Sunshine Week: Proposed Interior Dept FOIA Rules Show Agencies Still Eager to Weaken FOIA – and Congress Eager to Prevent it: FRINFORMSUM 3/7/2019
Deloitte Launches FOIA-Processing Software, FOIA Shows Interior Dept. Issued Thousands of Oil Drilling Safety Waivers, and More: FRINFORMSUM 2/28/2019
Cyber-Attacks and Fire Support: Documents Illustrate Historic Trend in Integration of Military Technology
Obama Library to Depart From Status Quo, Signs of Life for Central FOIA Portal, and More: FRINFORMSUM 2/21/2019
“This was a key moment that raised the Soviet sense of threat”: Declassified Documents Show Moscow’s Fear of an Afghan Flip: FRINFORMSUM 1/31/2019