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JUL 18, 2013 - Business Insider

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MIT Steps In To Block A Reporter From Getting Aaron Swartz's Secret Service File

Wired's Kevin Poulsen filed a lawsuit asking the government to grant him thousands of pages of Secret Service documents about the late activist and programmer Aaron Swartz under FOIA. A judge agreed and told the government to turn over the documents. But right before they did, MIT stepped in and asked for a delay. "I have never, in fifteen years of reporting, seen a non-governmental party argue for the right to interfere in a Freedom of Information Act release of government documents. My lawyer has been litigating FOIA for decades, and he’s never encountered it either," writes Wired's ... Read More

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