The Brechner Center develops initiatives that give the public timely and affordable access to the information needed for informed, participatory citizenship.
"The public loses out because the news media is less equipped to inform them," said the executive director of @CoFOIC via @CSUCollegian.
Bill may increase media, public access to police communication - The Rocky Mountain Collegian
On March 4, the Radio Communications Policies Of Government Entities Bill is going to be heard to end total police encryption.
Texas agencies, in particular universities, have become notorious for gaming the state AG's dispute-resolution system to delay FOI requests they know they have no good-faith reason to deny.
Tarleton delays more than a year releasing records of a gunman on campus | The Texas Monitor
Student journalists at Tarleton State University were forced to wait 15 months before they could tell students and others about a potential school sho...
.@NFOIC's latest white paper looks at the varying enforcement mechanisms by state governments, including criminal penalties, civil penalties and attorney fee-shifting.
Read it ➡️ http://www.nfoic.org/nfoic-sponsored-research
#transparency #legislation #opengov #openrecords #nfoic #foi #foia
Day 2 of "Technology, Media & Privacy Law" at @UFLaw is under way with a lively debate about Section 230, the DMCA, and platform liability and immunity issues. Follow the livestream: https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/48103e4dd34148b2b8d8ad626fc38ad51d
What are the First Amendment implications of trying to regulate misleading online speech, and are there effective educational and marketplace alternatives? Follow online with @asharock of @PolitiFact and more: https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/686acea2fe5740e489213c7cfce0c8561d
Got #FOI research? Enter 2nd @NFOIC FOI research contest to win cash and placement in Journal of Civic Information. Seek findings to be applied by practitioners - to make the world a better and more transparent place! Last year's winners pictured below.
Stellar lineup for this week's "Technology, Media & Privacy Law" discussion at @UFLaw. Approved for Florida CLE credit, and no tickets or pre-registration required. Just come join us!
2020 Technology, Media & Privacy Law Conference - Levin College of Law
About the Technology, Media & Privacy Law Conference: The Technology, Media & Privacy Law Conference addresses how technological advancements are resh...
Since it was covered by AP and picked up by NYT, WaPo and many others, I take it y'all care about what's going on with the county denying/charging for/destroying records.
Consider this the definitive thread. I will summarize everything so far and add to it. (1/) @TimesFreePress