October 26, 2006 | By Marcia Hofmann

EFF Releases FAQ to Help Bloggers Investigate the Government

EFF has updated the Legal Guide for Bloggers to include a new section on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the federal open government law. The FAQ explains how bloggers can use the FOIA to ask for government records, get processing fees waived, and what to do if an agency denies a request. It also shows online journalists how to take advantage of the FOIA's special treatment for news media requesters.

For more information about EFF's FOIA work, check out the FLAG Project.

Learn what you can do to support bloggers' rights here.


Deeplinks Topics

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

EFF will speak at Black Hat Briefings on both government surveillance and export controls. https://eff.org/r.nilc #BHUSA

Jul 6 @ 7:14pm

Massive leak of Hacking Team docs exposes the firm selling spyware to authoritarian governments: https://eff.org/r.f6bu

Jul 6 @ 4:40pm

Newest leak of TPP's IP chapter reveals how countries are converging on anti-user copyright takedown rules: https://eff.org/r.jedp

Jul 6 @ 3:40pm
JavaScript license information