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IRE touts FOIA Machine

In Advocacy on July 25, 2013 at 11:10 pm

 

IRE is touting the success of the FOIA Machine. 

 

Investigative Reporters and Editors reported this week that on ” July 16, a team of journalists and developers launched a Kickstarter campaign for a project called FOIA Machine.”

According to the IRE report, the team “asked for $17,500 to build a tool to help journalists and citizens request public information — a “TurboTax for government records.”

The IRE report indicates the experiment has been a huge success and a boon for journalists and private citizens making public records requests. For the full report go to:

https://ire.org/blog/ire-news/2013/07/23/foia-machine-sees-early-success-kickstarter/