EPIC v. IRS: D.C. Circuit Hears Arguments in FOIA Case for Trump’s Tax Returns

The D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments today in EPIC v. IRS, EPIC’s Freedom of Information Act case to obtain public release of President Trump’s tax returns. EPIC argued that the IRS has the authority, under a provision known as “(k)(3),” to disclose the President’s returns…

EPIC FOIA: EPIC Obtains Facebook Privacy Documents

In response to an EPIC Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, the Federal Trade Commission has released supplemental materials from the biennial Facebook audits (production 1, production 2, production 3, production 4). The audits were required by the FTC’s 2011 Consent Order with Facebook. The documents…

D.C. Circuit to Hear Arguments in EPIC v. IRS, FOIA Case for Trump’s Tax Returns

The D.C. Circuit will hear arguments on Thursday, September 13 in EPIC v. IRS, EPIC’s Freedom of Information Act case to obtain public release of President Trump’s tax returns. Live audio of the arguments will be streamed from this link at or around 9:30 a.m….

Should Congress investigate the anonymous Trump op-ed? Maybe, one NC Republican says.

… themselves the Freedom Caucus. The group has wielded increased power since … ,” said Price’s spokesman, Sawyer Hackett. Butterfield said he appreciates that … official wrote the op-ed. “The anonymous source revealed what most Americans … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Should Congress investigate the…

EPIC Settles Suit Against DHS regarding Communications with Election Commission

EPIC has settled a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security that sought communications between the agency and the Presidential Election Commission. Through the lawsuit, EPIC obtained records showing that DHS communicated frequently with the Presidential Election Commission after EPIC sued…

EPIC FOIA: EPIC Obtains Emails About White House AI Committee

Through a Freedom of Information Act request to the National Science Foundation, EPIC has obtained communications between the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the NSF about the White House’s Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence. The Committee was announced earlier this year at the…

EPIC FOIA: EPIC Obtains DOD Inspector General Audits of Hotline Allegations

Through a Freedom of Information Act request, EPIC has obtained the Department of Defense’s Inspector General report on audit of hotline allegations involving improper use of agency funds for foreign counterintelligence billets. The report found that the Defense Intelligence Agency followed proper appropriation authorities but…

EPIC Sues Justices Dept. for Reports on Cell Phone Tracking

EPIC has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Justice for the release of reports on the collection and use of cell site location information. Modern cell phones generate precise location records, known as “cell site location information,” that was often…