Disappearing Government Information – New paper by Susan Nevelow Mart
Disappearing Government Information – New paper by Susan Nevelow Mart:
You can download it for free from SSRN. Susan Nevelow Mart, Let the People Know the Facts: Can Government Information Removed from the Internet be Reclaimed
This article examines the legal bases of the public’s right to access government information, and examines and analyzes the types of information that have recently been removed from the Internet and the rationales given for the removals. The concerted use of FOIA by public interest groups and their constituents is suggested as a possible method of returning the information to the Internet. There article concludes with a brief review of recent FOIA cases that might provide some guidance on the litigation sure to follow such concerted requests.
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