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Re: [tor-talk] Tor Project Corporate Document FOI Request
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On 07/21/2016 05:59 PM, Nick Levinson wrote:
> In U.S. Federal law, the statute is at 5 U.S.C. 552 (choose from 2
> URLs: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collectionUScode.action?
> isCollapsed=true&selectedYearFrom=2014&ycord=969 or
> isCollapsed=true&selectedYearFrom=2014&ycord=969). Some
> corporations are under it but only if they happen to be government
> agencies, defined inclusively; in one case, a parking lot
> organization was ruled to be such an agency because of its funding.
> But, generally, private organizations, including most nonprofits,
> are outside of section 552's reach. Many states have comparable
> laws, but, likewise, they probably are limited to government
> information. On the other hand, some of what the original poster
> wants are filed with government agencies and may be available there
> under these statutes regardless of what the Tor Project wishes.
I doubt very much that grarpamp is a US citizen, so going on about US
statutes is rather pointless. He makes a moral argument, I think.
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