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Updates from our FBI crowdsourcing projects

Updates from our FBI crowdsourcing projects

Here’s the latest finds from our ongoing crowdsourced efforts to explore Ronald Reagan’s Federal Bureau of Investigation file and hunt down Director J. Edgar Hoover’s handwritten notes.

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How are police departments using license plate reader technology? Your feedback is helping us find out

How are police departments using license plate reader technology? Your feedback is helping us find out

Over 100 additional requests related to police departments’ use of automated license plate recognition technology have been submitted to government agencies identified by MuckRock readers as needing further scrutiny.

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Release Notes: Better portal handling, including special fixes for FOIAonline

Release Notes: Better portal handling, including special fixes for FOIAonline

Currently, our development efforts are focused mostly on overhauling user authentication across our services, making it easier to log in to any of our sites while also simplifying permissions and organization management.

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MuckRock is launching a project to explore the "Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration"

MuckRock is launching a project to explore the “Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration”

We’re excited to announce that MuckRock is relaunching our Trump-focused FOIA project, rebranding it as “The Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration.” We’ll focus on the administration’s lesser known, but no less dangerous actions, which all too often escape media scrutiny.

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Release Notes: Fixing requests with tens of thousands of files and improved Assignment export

Release Notes: Fixing requests with tens of thousands of files and improved Assignment export

Last week we mostly spent fixing a few bugs that popped up rarely but still needed quashing. Chief among them: A bug that broke request pages if they had multiple communications that each had hundreds of communications.

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