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Help sue the CIA for the release of thousands of WikiLeaks-related emails

Help sue the CIA for the release of thousands of WikiLeaks-related emails

Exactly one year ago, Emma Best sent the Central Intelligence Agency a FOIA request for emails on WikiLeaks. In response, the Agency has repeatedly attempted to stonewall the request using a series of tactics, the latest of which appears to be simply ignoring the matter. Now it’s time to sue.

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What you missed from our FOIA Slack Chat with Kel McClanahan

What you missed from our FOIA Slack Chat with Kel McClanahan

Last week, Kel McClanahan, the executive director of National Security Counselors, a public interest law firm who often represents intelligence employees, whistle-blowers, and reporters (including MuckRock), joined us on our Slack chat. What followed may not be legal advice, but it sure was interesting.

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Court rules CIA must search emails, even if you can't read agency's mind

Court rules CIA must search emails, even if you can’t read agency’s mind

Represented by National Security Counselors, MuckRock’s lawsuit over the Central Intelligence Agency’s CREST database continues to pay dividends. The most recent win: A ruling that the CIA can’t require you to know both who sent and received an email when requesting electronic records.

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Requester's Voice: Kel McClanahan

Requester’s Voice: Kel McClanahan

Kel McClanahan is the Executive Director of National Security Counselors. His work in national security and information and privacy law often lands him in the world of public records. In this week’s Requester’s Voice MuckRock caught up with McClanahan to discuss strategy, the FOIA officer’s disposition, and paying it forward.

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