October 26, 2001
6:18 AM   Subscribe

The U.S. Department of Justice issued a revised memorandum for how to treat requests received under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that establishing a "sound legal basis" rather than the existing "foreseeable harm" standard for defending FOIA request refusals in court, John Ashcroft FOIA Memorandum, October 12, 2001. This was part of the EFF link below, but it's probably disturbing enough to have it's own discussion.
posted by rhyax (5 comments total)
posted by thewittyname at 6:51 AM on October 26, 2001

Soooooo......anyone care to discuss pancakes in this temporary pocket of cyberspace?
posted by thewittyname at 6:52 AM on October 26, 2001

Nah. Let's let the database lie a little easier without our evanescent comments. :P
posted by darukaru at 6:53 AM on October 26, 2001

I suppose there is always this then. And this.

Ok....I'm done.
posted by thewittyname at 7:04 AM on October 26, 2001

sorry, i searched for the wrong terms i guess...
posted by rhyax at 10:14 AM on October 27, 2001

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