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FOIA Machine

Accessing government documents covered by the Freedom of Information Act

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  • Data
  • Open Source

FOIA Machine empowers citizens and journalists to easily prepare, file and track multiple public records requests to various governmental and public agencies worldwide. The site helps users to access government documents and data covered by Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) laws, allowing citizens to obtain information vital to the workings of their government.

FOIA Machine users can:

  • Prepare an open records request
  • Send requests directly to the correct person or department
  • Track requests from filing through to receipt of records
  • Rally support for their requests when governments are unresponsive

Last updated: 13th of August, 2014

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