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This Blog Is Republishing All the Animal Welfare Records the USDA Deleted

A grassroots effort to recover the extant records has sprung up amid controversy over the USDA’s decision to remove the files from the web.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.7.17
Canada

At Least Nine Ontario Police Agencies Helped Deploy Secret Surveillance Gear

A freedom of information request reveals new details on a secretive program to roll out surveillance equipment across Ontario.
Nathan Munn
1.5.17
News

A Canadian Province Is Refusing to Release Pipeline Safety Reports

A July spill caused a Saskatchewan city to shut down its water treatment plant.
Jordan Pearson
12.20.16
News

The Canadian Government Accidentally Released Identities of Ebola Patients

A bureaucratic bumble exposed sensitive information.
Jordan Pearson
5.18.16
Internet

Satellites Will Beam One-Way Internet to the Earth's Most Remote Areas

A grant from the UK Space Agency will enable the Outernet project to launch a constellation of 24 satellites by the end of next year.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.13.15
information

It's Still Way Too Easy for Government Employees to Hide Official Conversations

Requests for government records have long been foiled by the use of BlackBerries and instant messaging apps, and personal email accounts.
Matthew Braga
3.3.15
Twitter

Twitter Is #SuperSupportive of FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Twitter has long been a vocal advocate of net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.23.15
Internet

Why Librarians Are Defending Your Right to Watch Porn at the Library

It's about a lot more than porn.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.11.14