Category Archives: FOIA

Chief Judge Colleen McMahon: CIA Disclosures To One Are Disclosures To All [UPDATE]

“The CIA is spectacularly terrible at responding to FOIA requests. It’s so bad it’s highly possible the perceived ineptness is deliberate. The CIA simply does not want to release documents. If it can’t find enough FOIA exemptions to throw at … Continue reading

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Chief Judge Colleen McMahon: CIA Disclosures To One Are Disclosures To All

“The CIA is spectacularly terrible at responding to FOIA requests. It’s so bad it’s highly possible the perceived ineptness is deliberate. The CIA simply does not want to release documents. If it can’t find enough FOIA exemptions to throw at … Continue reading

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US — FOIA has failed to live up to expectations

“Almost everyone involved with the FOIA — requesters as well as agencies — seems to be dissatisfied with the way the process works. It can be excruciatingly slow, with response times often counted in years. Decisions to withhold information frequently … Continue reading

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