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FBI Lawsuit Update – Part 5

June 29, 2010 Comments off

FBI Director Robert S. Mueller

This is an update to the Aisha v. FBI, lawsuit centered on the agency’s criminal negligence, discrimination and willful hiding of incriminating Freedom of Information Act documents, regarding their misconduct and that of pop weirdo Madonna.

Another Break-In To My Home

There was a break-in to my home recording studio/office a few days ago, which I believe was committed by Madonna’s Kabbalah, who have a branch in Miami and have been coming up to me in public harassing and threatening me, as it matches the profile of previous break-ins a few years ago, where copyrighted CD-Rom discs with original, unpublished music, lyrics, movie scripts and other items, were stolen off my desks and beginning a week and a half later, items from they CD-ROMs were illegally being announced in the press by Madonna and Sony, with whom she shares a lawyer, Robert Jacobs of the Manatt law firm, as their new, upcoming projects.

My aunt, who has a heart problem, was quietly resting in my home at about 10:00 PM, while we were out shopping at Wal-Mart for household items and groceries, when she heard a loud bang against the window in my home studio. She went to the area of the house my home studio is located and started yelling who’s there, which caused the intruder to scramble in the bushes underneath the window and run to his car, a beige 4-door sedan.

The intruder had smashed one of the windows of my home studio at the corner that has the lever to open and close the window. He had smashed the window at the bottom right corner, with the intent of opening the window, sliding into the home studio and stealing more copyrighted CD-ROM and DVD-ROMs with newer copyrights on them that I have authored. We called the police, who took a report on this latest incident.

Madonna and her cronies in Hollywood are such animals, savages and trash, who refuse to earn an honest living, relying on theft to gain unearned, ill-gotten money.

Tell me, how is this ongoing misconduct, corruption, lawlessness and willful criminal negligence by the FBI, in looking the other way to these blatant crimes, as its Director, Robert S. Mueller, took a $1,000,000 bribe, a good reflection on the justice system, to the world that is watching this case aghast and appalled.

Every week, that evil old madwoman Madonna is sending crazy Kabbalah members to engage in some form of crime against me. They have openly communicated threats from her to me on public streets and in business establishments they followed me into, in acts of stalking. Many of them have been caught on camera by me, using my mobile phone. Friends and family have witnessed and heard their criminal misdeeds towards me as well.

But when one bribes the head of the FBI, one starts to brazenly think, one can commit any form of crime against innocent people and get away with it.

It is a very poor reflection on U.S. President Barack Obama as well, who was notified of the serious crimes transpiring in the case, that range from hacking to attempted murder, but to please his Hollywood campaign donors, looked the other way as well and I almost got sexually assaulted months after, on a public street, by a Kabbalah member Madonna sent to terrorize me near the courthouse.

Madonna is a psychotic madwoman that has been sued by other individuals, in unrelated legal cases, for paying private investigators such as Gavin DeBecker and thugs to harass, terrorize and spy on  innocent people she becomes obsessed with, because they ignore or reject her. She also previously hired now incarcerated private investigator, Anthony Pellicano, to illegally wiretap, harass, threaten, burglarize and hack others she became obsessed with. She has serious mental problems and is an evil beast.

“Electronic Harassment”

This latest break-in to my home, was most likely due to the fact, for the past 5 weeks, I have not been publishing my websites and doing business using the computers in my home (opting to go elsewhere) to connect to the internet, as someone engaged in criminal conduct that sent terrible power surges into my home, via tampering with Florida Power and Light equipment.

These were not run of the mill power surges, as they were so strong they electronically fried my main computers that connect to the internet to publish my sites and do business regarding my company, an expensive air-conditioning unit, a refrigerator, 3 televisions, 3 phone chargers and a chandelier, among other things. They are being repaired and replaced.

We hired two separate electrical companies to thoroughly check out what happened and both concurred, nothing is wrong with the electrical inside the house, stating the problem is external, via unusual and highly concentrated power surges that came from outside the property, into the house and caused the massive damage the entire family witnessed.

The surges were so severe and strong, one of the televisions in our home started smoking and gashing. If we had not been awake when it happened, to plug it out, it would have gone on and could have burned the house down with us in it. Florida Power & Light, who are careless and negligent with their unsecured equipment, pinpointed the problem to an unexplained malfunction of their transformer servicing our home.

“Electronic Harassment” At Former Home

Previously, we did have a power surge issue similar to the current one, at our former home, during a time period when, as mentioned above, Madonna commissioned several break-ins to our house, using her Miami Kabbalah cult members, to steal unpublished, preexisting Library of Congress registered copyrights I authored and placed on CD-ROMS in my home studio, later criminally attributing them to herself and Sony. These Miami Kabbalah members even routinely trespassed on the property, knocking on the front door, pretending to be AT&T technicians and cable company workers, that the aforementioned companies later stated they did not send out to my home.

Kabbalah’s Theft Of Power Company Monitoring Box On My Home’s Meter

Florida Power & Light placed a monitoring box on the meter of our former home to measure the strange power surges that caused my computer to smoke and other odd electrical occurrences in the house, that we’d never experienced before in our lives, until the Madonna case began. However, shortly after, someone illegally hopped the gate, trespassed onto our property and criminally removed the monitoring box Florida Power & Light placed on the meter to measure the strange, dangerous power surges.

When Florida Power & Light came back to the property, they were dismayed at what had transpired with the theft of the monitoring box. The box was stolen by Miami Kabbalah cult members, to prevent us and Florida Power & Light from discovering what they have been doing, regarding corrupting power company equipment, via “electronic harassment” to send dangerous, harmful, concentrated power surges into my home, with the intent of harassing and harming me and my property.

Gang Stalking In America Featured On TV

I wouldn’t mention the unusual surges but for the fact, I found an article on the website of the KENS 5 television news channel in Texas, about a physician named, Dr. John Hall, who was the victim of gang stalking and wrote a book about it this year. Gang stalkers constantly stalked and threatened Dr. Hall, broke into his home, sexually assaulted his girlfriend and engaged in what was labeled “electronic harassment” sending terrible power surges into their home.

The illegal process of “electronic harassment” involves the use of gadgetry that emits dangerous, high, concentrated levels of microwave current at a particular target home.

It is also used to deliberately tamper with power company equipment servicing the victim’s home. Some of the processes involved include the use of an electronic device that emits microwave current, to illegally modify power company equipment and send terrible, life threatening surges into the victim’s home, so strong, it damages and destroys electronics and appliances and can cause fires, burning properties to the ground. This form of “electronic harassment” also causes aneurysms, which I also had.

You have to ask yourself, how do a group of people become so sick, psychotic, depraved and evil that they go to such horrific extremes to terrorize and abuse innocent people. They are complete animals.

The world saw such graphic abuse from Hollywood in the Anthony Pellicano case, where stars knowingly paid this man to engage in everything from hacking to attempted murder to threatening people’s disabled children. This is the severe breed of evil the government has running loose in Hollywood, posing a danger to innocent people everywhere.

If the government won’t clean up corruption in the corporate sector, of course the financial crisis will continue, just as it has, as there will be people like Madonna, who believe they can commit any crime for financial gain and get away with it, engaging in blatant fraud, instead of true entrepreneurship and economic growth.

You need to read the following article from the television news website, as it is very lamentable and a troubling sign of the future of the nation, that this is what America is coming to:

Stalked, drugged and raped: Is it happening in San Antonio?

by Joe Conger / KENS 5 – Cynthia Vurbeff is moving. Her home, she says, has become a house of horrors…Incident reports from law enforcement tell the tale: Numerous break-ins at the address. She suffered vandalism to her car, motorcycle and computer.

Vurbeff believes she was being targeted. “Everything… They just went through everything,” she said. But sheriff’s detectives had little to go on, because the vandals — though often destructive — stole nothing. Even from her portable safe, drilled into and torn apart, the contents — the jewelry — remained untouched.

‘He told me … I would be stalked’ Vurbeff says her troubles didn’t start until she met two men. One would become her ex-boyfriend; the other was his partner in a San Antonio pain clinic, Dr. John Hall.

Vurbeff said: “The very first time I met him, we went to his house on the Fourth of July, and he told me that because I was already there in his house, that I would be the next victim, that I would be stalked.”

Vurbeff found the doctor’s prophecy to be correct. She suffered months of oddness:

Lights left on. Doors open. Furniture moved. Her clothes dryer disassembled. Her friends said they noticed the strange happenings. They tell the I-Team they even witnessed a gas oven left turned on.

“As soon as you walked in the house, you smelled gas,” one friend said. “The whole house smelled of gas. Immediately turned it off, opened up the doors, but that thing doesn’t turn on by itself. And it had been running a good length of time.”

Another friend said she and Vurbeff were stalked at a mall. Vurbeff said all these happenings culminated in an assault. The 39-year old believes someone drugged the food in her home and returned later to rape her.

“I know something happened to me, because… a woman knows,” Vurbeff stated. She filed a report and was briefly hospitalized with signs of sexual assault.

Book about ‘gang stalking’

Dr. Hall says what Vurbeff describes is known as “gang stalking.” Indeed, he writes about it in his book, “A New Breed: Satellite Terrorism in America.”

Vurbeff is not alone. Others in San Antonio have contacted the I-Team and described similar types of occurrences. Linda Johnson says someone poisoned her water supply with heavy metals in northwest San Antonio. Then, there’s the story of the bracelet that went missing, and then reappeared.

Police, she says, have stopped listening to her. And like Vurbeff, she, too, believes she’s been sexually assaulted, although she never filed a police report.

Johnson said: “I’ve been to doctors many times, and I’ve been to the rape crisis center, yes.”

Many of these so-called victims of what Hall describes as “gang stalking” meet up on the Internet, finding comfort and information from others who say they, too, suffer from electronic stalking, mind control and even rape.

Loosely defined, gang stalking is where organized groups target and harass unwilling victims to the point of paranoia, leaving the victims to deal with skeptical family members and skeptical law enforcement.

“This isn’t stalking that’s done by former spouse, or former boyfriend or someone you know is disgruntled at you, but stalking that’s done by a total stranger in an organized fashion,” Dr. Hall said.

And some Internet links take you to the book mentioned earlier, written by Dr. John Hall.

“The book is fact. It’s not a book of fiction. What I’ve wrote about here is an isolated story in San Antonio,” Dr. Hall said.

Dr. Hall says it is a story about himself, and the harassment and rapes his ex-girlfriends allegedly suffered, beginning in 1996. Dr. Hall believes the people behind it are well-organized-operatives, using government satellite technology to terrorize him and other victims.

“All voicing the same complaints: organized stalking, weird, electronic disturbances going on in their homes. Most of the women complain of drugging and sexual assault. It’s a big national problem,” he said.

Vurbeff bought the book. And what she read she says caused her stomach to turn: Because within the chapters in the story, she found similarities to her own situation.

Vurbeff said: “I pulled out the book and I started reading it, and I’m like, ‘Oh my God, that’s exactly what’s happening to me.’”

I-Team investigates

The account in Hall’s book is chilling, and the I-Team uncovered some truth to his story.

San Antonio police reports indicate there WAS a rape reported in 2007 in the same quad of condos where one of Dr. Hall’s girlfriends supposedly lived. San Antonio police say the condo rape remains under investigation.

And Bexar County detectives say Vurbeff’s assault case remains open as well.

Although there are some interesting connections to Dr. Hall and the book, law enforcement won’t and cannot say whether Dr. Hall is even a person of interest.

The I-Team thought the similarities were striking, and asked him if he was in fact bothering these women.

Dr. Hall responded: “That’s actually one of the reasons why I got out of my ex-fiancé’s life: to make sure that they weren’t victimizing her to get at me.”

Dr. Hall said he’s been targeted by the same groups and even by fellow doctors. He said the Texas Medical Board retaliated against him for uncovering the gang stalking.

The I-Team confirmed one local hospital suspended Dr. Hall’s clinical privileges for 2 months in 2006.

In 2007, the Texas Medical Board ordered two mental evaluations for Dr. Hall. The first came back normal, but a second evaluation found a “probable delusional disorder” and ordered psychiatric treatment.

And in 2008, Hall’s license was suspended for testing positive for cocaine. In the book, he explains the operatives drugged him with cocaine periodically.

Dr. Hall’s medical license has since been reinstated.

“If you look nationwide, almost everyone who complains of this eventually gets sent to a psychiatrist. And the psychiatrists don’t look into the technology. They don’t do any research into whether or not any of this is possible,” Dr. Hall said.

With his book published, the Dr. Hall is taking his message nationally.

He’s appeared on cable TV shows and late-night radio and even has his own radio program in the works.

Dr. Hall said: “There have been several people in my midst obviously that have been victimized. But if you look at it on a larger scale, it is a national problem.”

Dr. Hall’s belief is that we all face some sort of terrorism in our lives that is mostly unseen and deadly. He contends criminals are tapping into our government’s surveillance systems to gain access to our lives and minds.

As for the alleged rapes mentioned in the story, no one has been charged. Both San Antonio police and Bexar County Sheriff’s deputies say they continue to investigate.

http://www.kens5.com

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FBI Lawsuit Update – Part 3

April 1, 2010 Comments off

 

Robert S. Mueller

This a follow up to yesterday’s article FBI Lawsuit Update – Part 2. As standard in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) cases with very incriminating files the FBI/DOJ wishes to hide in violation of FOIA, the FBI/DOJ have been stonewalling me in court, using the same flawed, lawless arguments they’ve used VERBATIM in other cases, according to Pacer searches, to violate the Freedom of Information Act. So much for government transparency in the Obama Administration.

The following is a link to the case documents, revealing their unlawful argument that the Civil Rights Act and Civil Rights Act of 1964 do not apply to the FBI, DOJ and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller and as such, they do not have to obey said laws, which is a blatant lie.

The fact of the matter is the FBI and DOJ receive “federal financial assistance” and under the Civil Rights Act, they are not allowed to discriminate against anyone. 

Robert S. Mueller cowardly invoked the U.S. government’s “immunity shield” in the case, as he broke the law at my expense. However, there exists no “immunity shield” granting any member of the U.S. government to break the law.

They are hiding the FOIA files I am entitled to, as the files relating to the Madonna case are really bad and the files regarding Robert S. Mueller violating my Fourth Amendment rights, are incriminating to him.

Therefore, there is a conflict of interest in him not releasing the files, as he broke the law in spying on me and others, in misconduct I outed him for online in a time stamped, copyrighted  2006 article proven true and correct 3 months later via the report of the U.S. government’s Inspector General. Mueller and FBI agents were later excoriated for the misconduct in the U.S. Congress in what became a scandal they had to address.

Robert S. Mueller had their legal representation in the case state it is at his discretion whether or not the FBI brings justice in cases. He deliberately ordered FBI agents to drag their feet on the investigation though my life is in danger and instructed them to conceal the Freedom of Information Act files, to allow Madonna and co. to further steal copyrights.

Mueller is also a man that for years deliberately sat on the terrible financial crimes of Bernard Madoff and R. Allen Stanford. This ladies and gentlemen is why the economy collapsed – the man that has been left in charge of law enforcement kisses up to rich criminals, allowing them to steal from hardworking people, as that is crooked Muller’s definition of success. To anyone else with any sense, that’s a house of cards waiting to collapse…and it did.

Madonna and co. are still criminally stealing from my Copyrighted Catalog. Her ex-husband and father of her child, Guy Ritchie and his alleged film “Sherlock Holmes” is a complete rip off a years old, preexisting copyright from my Copyrighted Catalog.

Guy Ritchie’s rip off

Guy Ritchie stole the modern remake idea from my copyrights – then stole other years old scenes from my preexisting, Library of Congress registered, Copyrighted Catalog that contains 12,500 songs, 1000 movie scripts, movie treatments and short stories, 15 book manuscripts, 300 music video treatments, 500 photographs, 100 photo treatments, perfume, clothing line, nano-technology, a solar cell phone and thousands of other items.

Guy Ritchie is disgusting – every film he has ever made has a copyright infringement lawsuit against it, as he steals everyone else’s property.  He’s been sued in five unrelated cases by different people for stealing their movie scripts and TV projects.

He recently announced he is starting a record label. Ritchie, who knows nothing about music and is famous for having sex with a crazy pop star, is starting a record label. No doubt, it is to steal.

In all of this, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller reminds me of the lead Nazi the film, The Aryan Couple, criminally taking and redistributing the property of others to fellow Nazis, under a sick, racist premise that whites are superior to others and everyone else is slave labor to exploit.

The only massive problem is, while Mueller unlawfully helps dirty Hollywood stars in lining their pockets via criminally stealing copyrights whose proceeds are meant to go towards cures to AIDS and Cancer, millions of people are dying from the aforementioned diseases. God is not going to bless you all for that. God have mercy on your souls.

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FBI Lawsuit Update – Part 2

FBI Lawsuit Update – Part 2

April 1, 2010 Comments off

Obama Administration Violating Transparency Promise On White House Website

If It Continues The Judiciary Report Will Not Vote For Or Support Him In 2012    

U.S. President Barack Obama 

The FBI, DOJ and Robert S. Mueller are currently trying to get Judge Martinez to make a precedent setting ruling that the Civil Rights Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 did not give black people equal rights under the law, equal access to law enforcement services and does not apply to the FBI, DOJ and its employees, claiming they are exempt from the legal consequences of violating the Civil Rights Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which they have done at my expense.

This article is in relation to the Aisha v FBI lawsuit, which President Obama was sent a copy of, along with a letter, in July 2009. The U.S. Postal Service provided delivery confirmation attesting they received it. The lawsuit was filed on August 31, 2009 and Obama’s FBI and Department of Justice, headed by Eric Holder, continue to stonewall me, in unlawfully refusing to release Freedom of Information Act files I have formally requested.
In essence, they have discredited the Freedom of Information Act and are currently challenging the Civil Rights Act and Civil Rights Act of 1964, via the unconscionable written motions of their legal representation, Department of Justice lawyer, Carole M. Fernandez.

Judge Jose E. Martinez (left) a former Department of Justice employee is presiding over the case Aisha v. FBI/Department of Justice.

I sued under the Freedom of Information Act, The Civil Rights Act, The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fourth Amendment. Defendants Robert S. Mueller, the FBI and DOJ have not denied they’ve wiretapped me, scanned my email boxes and used the FBI’s CIPAV software trojan on my computers, violating my Fourth Amendment rights, which led to me breaking the story about their conduct in December 2006, which was proven true and correct 3 months later in the Inspector General’s official report.
However, the are challenging the Civil Rights Act in the case, via attorney, Carole M. Fernandez, claiming the FBI, DOJ and their employees are exempt from observing it, which is offensive, racist, legally unsound and reprehensible (I will post the legal documents in another update tomorrow so you can read it for yourself).

Carole M. Fernandez’s legal premise should alarm the 40 million black people in America and 100 million minorities in the United States as well. Following her offensive legal premise, if the FBI, DOJ or any of its counterparts wish to harass, terrorize, assault, beat or harass you, invade your privacy, bring back slavery, deny you entrance to restaurants, gyms or schools and block you from receiving law enforcement services, in violation of the Civil Rights Act and Civil Rights Act of 1964, according to her, due to the fact they work for the U.S. government, they can violate said the Civil Rights Act and Civil Rights Act of 1964, as it does not apply to them. Let that sink in.

Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, is head of the Justice Department, is aiding FBI Director Robert S. Mueller in hiding incriminating Freedom of Information Act documents

The judge presiding over the case is Jose E. Martinez, who according to biographical information, was the regional director of the Office for Drug Abuse Law Enforcement of Defendant the Department of Justice from 1972 to 1974.

Carole M. Fernandez, is attempting to get Judge Jose E. Martinez to rule according to this unlawful premise, which would in essence, make it case law that the FBI, DOJ and its employees are exempt from observing and following the Civil Rights Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

It’s bad enough I sustained a life threatening, unprecedented brain hemorrhage thanks to the FBI’s criminal negligence in the case, in allowing Madonna to rob me of copyrights and engage members of her sick Miami Kabbalah cult, located in Eastern Shores (Miami), to stalk, approach, harass and assault me. When I denounced the FBI’s criminal negligence online, an FBI employee contacted by email and phone and harassed and threatened me, in tandem with her co-worker. I had the brain hemorrhage shortly after, as that’s when it dawned on me they had no intention of bringing justice in the case.

And this is after I furnished them with credible information in writing and verbally in 2005, that was used during the Anthony Pellicano trial to help secure a conviction. Words from what I wrote was used verbatim in the trial.

The FBI vowed three times to me they are investigating the Madonna case and would issue a report on it, which is standard in said investigations, but they lied  and I almost died as a result. That should let the public know the FBI can’t be trusted and their word means nothing, so be careful about telling them anything, as their promises are worthless. They are treacherous and dishonorable.

When you see a law enforcement agency repeatedly sued by its own agents for racism and retaliation against minority agents, as the FBI has been, watch out, they are racist and hateful towards minority victims of crime as well. 

     

Robert S. Mueller – tried to hide behind the government’s “Immunity Shield” in the lawsuit, for unlawfully wiretapping me, scanning my emails and using the FBI’s software Trojan CIPAV to gain access to my computer documents

Currently, I’m still struggling with the lingering effects of the unprecedented brain hemorrhage and due to medication that I was prescribed by Jackson Memorial Hospital, for the terrible headaches and head pains associated with the hemorrhage, Topamax, I developed another life threatening medical issue, known as Metabolic Acidosis, which sent me to the emergency room on November 25, 2009. I have discontinued the medication.

However, rather than do the honorable thing, via making amends for their misconduct and releasing the Freedom of Information Act files I am entitled to under the law, Obama’s FBI and Justice Department decided while I’m sick is the time to strike and antagonize me with deceit and roundabout motions, stonewalling a physically sick person. 

Never mind, I’m still being harassed and stalked by Madonna’s Kabbalah kooks and the copyright infringement has not desisted, therefore the FBI/DOJ have deliberately failed to do their jobs. There was another incident on New Years Eve, in the afternoon, where a crazy Kabbalah member I have seen before, stalked me for three blocks when I went for a walk in my neighborhood, then charged at me with her menacing dog. If I hadn’t quickly crossed the street I would have been attacked.

The FBI has no excuse. I even entered into court evidence last week, a DVD disc of cell phone photos of Miami Kabbalah members that have stalked, approached and harassed me. One recently followed me into a bank and harassed me in the presence of my mother. She said she is a member of the Miami branch of Kabbalah and had the red string bracelet on. These Kabbalah members should not be following and coming up to me, as it is illegal.

Obama Violating Campaign Promise On Transparency

Obama and his Department Of Justice have been under fire recently for their blatant lack of transparency. They stonewalled the U.S. Congress in the aftermath of Fort Hood. They stonewalled Alan Keyes in his lawsuit to determine Obama’s citizenship status, via violating the Freedom of Information Act in improperly withholding incriminating documents. That case is scheduled for a hearing this month. Obama’s Department Of Justice was sanctioned by a Kansas Court this week for lack of transparency and a refusal to answer questions during discovery.

Now they are stonewalling me on the Freedom of Information Act files I properly requested and now sued for, even though my life is at stake, which under Department Of Justice rules, is a reason FOIA files must be released.

My life is at stake two fold – if I sustain another hemorrhage, which can occur due to harassment and undue stress (like Madonna and Kabbalah are still doing), it has a high probably of being FATAL. In addition, Kabbalah members are still stalking, harassing and trying to attack me at Madonna’s behest – a cult whose members have been in murderous confrontations with innocent people (Fiona Davis, Gideon Busch and others).

If Obama’s DOJ, FBI and Robert S. Mueller, along with their legal representation, Carole A. Fernandez, continue to deprive me of my rights in court, the FOIA documents I’m entitled to and what I am due under the law as a result of the FBI, DOJ and Robert S. Mueller’s misconduct,

I SHALL NOT BE VOTING FOR OBAMA IN THE 2012 ELECTION AND SHALL ADVISE THE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE THAT READ MY WEBSITES NOT TO VOTE FOR HIM EITHER. THIS SITE WILL SUPPORT OBAMA NO LONGER.

My life has been placed in jeopardy and I am an innocent person. I will not tolerate it. You can’t ask for a worst example of government corruption than stonewalling and depriving a physically sick person of their rights in court.
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FBI Lawsuit Update – Part 1

 

FROM THE WHITE HOUSE WEBSITE (OBAMA):

Freedom of Information Act

MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES

SUBJECT: Freedom of Information Act

A democracy requires accountability, and accountability requires transparency. As Justice Louis Brandeis wrote, “sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants.” In our democracy, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which encourages accountability through transparency, is the most prominent expression of a profound national commitment to ensuring an open Government. At the heart of that commitment is the idea that accountability is in the interest of the Government and the citizenry alike.

The Freedom of Information Act should be administered with a clear presumption: In the face of doubt, openness prevails. The Government should not keep information confidential merely because public officials might be embarrassed by disclosure, because errors and failures might be revealed, or because of speculative or abstract fears. Nondisclosure should never be based on an effort to protect the personal interests of Government officials at the expense of those they are supposed to serve. In responding to requests under the FOIA, executive branch agencies (agencies) should act promptly and in a spirit of cooperation, recognizing that such agencies are servants of the public.

All agencies should adopt a presumption in favor of disclosure, in order to renew their commitment to the principles embodied in FOIA, and to usher in a new era of open Government. The presumption of disclosure should be applied to all decisions involving FOIA.

The presumption of disclosure also means that agencies should take affirmative steps to make information public. They should not wait for specific requests from the public. All agencies should use modern technology to inform citizens about what is known and done by their Government. Disclosure should be timely.

I direct the Attorney General to issue new guidelines governing the FOIA to the heads of executive departments and agencies, reaffirming the commitment to accountability and transparency, and to publish such guidelines in the Federal Register. In doing so, the Attorney General should review FOIA reports produced by the agencies under Executive Order 13392 of December 14, 2005. I also direct the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to update guidance to the agencies to increase and improve information dissemination to the public, including through the use of new technologies, and to publish such guidance in theFederal Register.

This memorandum does not create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget is hereby authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.

BARACK OBAMA

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/FreedomofInformationAct