FOI Notes: Two New FOIA Websites Begun in U.S.

1 April 2011

United States: A new website developed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) will provide details about every new court challenge to the withholding of information by the Obama administration. The site, supported with a grant from the CS Fund/Warsh-Mott Legacy, is updated daily with the latest court FOIA filings and provides extensive information about the names of withholding agency, the names of the plaintiffs, the location where the action was brought, along with the actual complaint and attachments that were filed.

United States: Crossroads GPS, a Republican advocacy group, launching a new website designed to crowdsource FOIA files from organizations, individuals and journalists who have sought, and who have received, public information from the Obama administration.

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