Organizations Urge Intelligence Committees Strike FOIA Exemption from Reauthorization Bill

On September 1, ten organizations concerned with government openness and accountability, civil liberties, and privacy wrote to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees to urge they strike the provision in the 2010 Intelligence Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2701/S.1494) that would exempt terrorist identity information (TII) from the Freedom of Information Act.