Aaron Swartz and the Questions That None Dare Ask Obama

The reality of the Obama administration so far is that the folks who promised in 2009 "most transparent administration in history" have instead turned down Freedom of Information requests at a much higher rate than the oft-criticized Bush administration, have continued to classify documents at an alarming level, and even made unsuccessful attempts to water down a key FOIA provision and to keep White House visitor logs a secret. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jan 15, 2013 - 11:45 AM PST
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