Let the People Know the Facts: Can Government Information Removed from the Internet Be Reclaimed?
Susan Nevelow Mart
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Law Library Journal, Vol. 98, p. 7, 2006
American Association of Law, 2006
This article examines the legal bases of the public's right to access government information, reviews the types of information that have recently been removed from the Internet, and analyzes the rationales given for the removals. The article suggests that the concerted use of the Freedom of Information Act by public interest groups and their constituents is a possible method of returning the information to the Internet.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 25
Keywords: FOIA, access to government information, security
JEL Classification: K31
Date posted: August 17, 2005