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

Op-ed from EFF's @ncardozo: if your business model depends on fooling customers, it deserves to fail https://eff.org/r.gjvi

Oct 6 @ 6:17pm

Facebook's name policy harms human rights activists, LGBTQ people, domestic violence survivors, and more.

Oct 6 @ 6:09pm

New Zealand confirms half the TPP countries will be forced to extend copyright term by 20 years. We have to stop it. https://eff.org/r.oygk

Oct 6 @ 3:37pm
JavaScript license information