Thursday, February 10, 2011

Morning Smoke: Judge: FOIA Responses Must Be Searchable, Include Metadata


Morning Smoke: Judge: FOIA Responses Must Be Searchable, Include Metadata

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Documents in FOIA Requests Must Be 'Searchable,' Federal Judge Rules
Daniel Wise, New York Law Journal (h/t The FOIA blog)

At CIA, grave mistakes, then promotions
Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo, Associated Press

Pentagon Will Back Defense Mergers Outside Top Five Companies, Carter Says
Peter Cook, Tony Capaccio and Gopal Ratnam, Bloomberg

 Pentagon Seeks to Reduce Number of Contractors, Doesn't Know How Many It Has
Stephen Clark,

SBA's contracting practices under close scrutiny (from Discouraged and Disrespected at SBA)
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio

Administering Classification Policy at ODNI
Steven Aftergood, Secrecy News

Pfizer Will Pay $330M To Settle Prempro Cases
Ed Silverman, Pharmalot

Medical Treatment, Out of Reach
Andrew Pollack, The New York Times

Global Impact
Bill Sweetman, Ares

Fraudsters lobby to muzzle whistleblowers
Reuben Guttman, MarketWatch

SEC officials who missed Madoff now in top spots at major law firms
Josh Margolin, New York Post

Recovery Board chairman wants deeper reporting
Robert Brodsky, Government Executive

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