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Timeliness and Completeness of FBI Responses to Requests Under Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Have Improved
GGD-78-51: Published: Apr 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1978.
The Freedom of Information Act directed that the public have access to the information in the files of executive branch agencies, with certain exceptions. Because of dissatisfaction with the way the act was implemented, Congress amended it to limit the government's authority to withhold certain kinds of information, strengthen the public's right to obtain information from federal records, and spee...