Monday, March 12, 2007

NASA Does Internet Freedom Of Information Right.

Many critics complain about the secrecy of the Bush Administration. But a new study of federal agencies from the National Security Archive, a Washington-based nongovernmental research institute, cites NASA for its transparency."NASA is a prime example of effective use of the Web, [Director Thomas] Blanton said. The agency posts comprehensive guidance on FOIA [Freedom of Information Act] for visitors, links all their component FOIA Web sites, and also has posted many documents on the Columbia space shuttle disaster, a tragedy that had drawn may inquiries for information." (Here.)

-tdr

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