DOJ Announces Freedom of Information Act Request Portal

The Department of Justice has announced the first ever Freedom of Information Act portal where Americans can submit a FOIA request to any federal agency from one place.  The FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 ordered the Department of Justice, along with the Office of Management and Budget, to build a website that allows a member […]

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The FBI Has Used “Geek Squad” Computer Repair Technicians as Informants, Documents Reveal

Documents released in a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that the FBI used computer technicians from electronic retailer Best Buy’s “Geek Squad” as informants.  The Bureau would pay the computer repair service for flagging illegal materials on customers’ computers found in the course of their repair, documents show.  The relationship has reportedly existed for […]

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