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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Sure, we'll honor your Freedom of Information Act request

That'll be $522,886.00.

Paper or plastic?

Comments (5)

Is making a killing on the FOIA part of the new Federal Deficit Reduction Plan?

Its not just the feds.

City of Portland does the same thing.

PBOT is notorious for waging the Oregon Public Records Act against folks seeking data.

And if you really want an exercise in government extortion, ask PPB for something.

It's a typo, there should be a 1 in front of it.

Gives new meaning to the concept of "free".

Just one more example of what's not in the law that's significant, not what's in the law. There is nothing in the law that says the agency cannot charge for producing documents. The only question is how much one is charged and that's not specified in the law.

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