Open government advocates protest CIA’s $72 per hour fee


Open government advocates protest CIA’s $72 per hour fee

Open government advocates are protesting a recently adopted CIA policy that allows the agency to charge up to $72 an hour to review requests to declassify secret records.

With the new policy, the CIA “decided that it could kill two birds with one stone,” Bradley Moss, a Washington lawyer working with McClanahan on the suit, said in an email. “They could guarantee an increase in fees collected while at the same time scaring off all but the well-financed requesters from seeking declassification review in the first place.” (Continue story)

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Posted on February 24, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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