Federal FOIA Advisory Committee grapples with challenges, technology and capacity


The federal Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee met recently at the National Archives. The meeting was kicked off by comments on FOIA by David Ferriero, the archivist of the United States, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith, and Shaun Donovan, the director of the White House Office of Management Budget. Your correspondent attended and provided some feedback on FOIA during the public comment period. Video is embedded below. Please share comments about FOIA and the Obama administration’s proposed “release to one, release to all” policy, too!