Requests for government records have long been foiled by the use of BlackBerries and instant messaging apps, and personal email accounts.
White House requires status report on drones and civil liberties within six months.
Six months ago, the FBI refused to release its plans to tackle privacy risks posed by drone surveillance. Now the agency claims it can’t track them down at all.
The company released its first-ever transparency report today.
A report by the Web Foundation is promising, but there’s still progress to be made.
The NYPD's transparency office has determined, in response to three separate MuckRock requests, that any documentation regarding the NYPD's drone research does not exist or is otherwise beyond reach.
"The idea that the government has the right to exercise its ultimate power in secret is one that we can all reject."
Called "X-Ray," the tool opens up the black box of data that funds the internet.
Hours later, the department released additional documents showing the department considered itself immune from FAA regulation.
Wikipedia's power lies in its openness, but how can you prevent the powers-that-be from gaming the system?