The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s only remaining files on Hedy Lamarr, the famous actress and scientific inventor, contain no mention of her World War II frequency jamming technology, and instead focus on Lamarr’s attendance at suspicious parties.
With the option to air grievances and conduct discussions via direct messages and private posts, some cities are able to sidestep public records laws. Is yours among them?
Following up on reports that FBI files had been damaged in last year’s flooding, MuckRock co-founder Michael Morisy requested an inventory of what had been lost. Last week, the FBI got back with their initial response, and it’s disturbing, to say the least.
Last month the NSA released documents regarding their records management practices. While these documents reveal a wealth of information for persons who submit FOIA requests, they also call into question our ability to effectively oversee the NSA’s activities when their records keeping cycles are, in many circumstances, notably short.