AP Analysis: Feds Cite Security More Often As Reason for Withholding Information
An Associated Press analysis of data on Freedom of Information Act requests showed little increase in the number of FOIA requests from the public, a slight increase in rejection of such requests, and an increase in federal claims that such rejections were justified by security and internal deliberations.
- "US Citing Security To Censor More Public Records," Associated Press, March 12, 2013, by Jack Gillum.
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