Sunday, October 22, 2006

International news


CTV - Judge strikes down part of Canada's secrecy law
"OTTAWA -- An Ontario court has struck down sections of Canada's secrecy law in throwing out RCMP warrants used to search a reporter's home. The Ontario Superior Court judgment quashes three sections of the so-called leakage provisions of the Security of Information Act, passed following the 9-11 terrorist attacks on the United States."


FAS Project on Government Secrecy
"Executive Branch agencies have implemented President Bush's December 2005 executive order 13392 on improving the processing of Freedom of Information Act requests "in a vigorous manner fully commensurate with the importance of this unprecedented Presidential initiative," according to an enthusiastic new report to the President from the Attorney General."

National Security Archive Update
- Attorney General's Report Ignores Serious Problems in Agency FOIA Programs

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