Topic: Technology

Net Neutrality

July 26, 2017
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his intent to roll back the net neutrality regulations that protect equal access to the internet - but the FCC has been anything but open and transparent in this process.

American Oversight Sues FCC to Obtain Net Neutrality Communications with Industry Groups

July 26, 2017
As the Trump administration moves ahead with plans to end Net Neutrality, American Oversight today sued the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to find out how the telecommunications industry has influenced government regulators.

Complaint: American Oversight v. FCC – Net Neutrality Communications

July 26, 2017
Legal complaint against FCC over American Oversight FOIAs FCC-17-0114 and FCC-17-0115 seeking communications about Net Neutrality.

FOIA Request to DOD Justin Mikolay Special Assistant

July 25, 2017
Records pertaining to Justin Mikolay, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense.

DHS No Responsive Records for Communications with Charles Johnson or Palmer Luckey

July 14, 2017
DHS found no responsive records to American Oversight's FOIA request (DHS-17-0183) for communications between DHS officials and Charles Johnson or Palmer Luckey regarding the border wall.

FOIA Request to FCC Information about ECFS and Management of High Volume of Comments

July 7, 2017
Information about the management of the FCC’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) and the ECFS’ handling of a high volume of comments.

FOIA Request to DOJ Communications with White House Time Warner ATT Merger

July 7, 2017
Communications between DOJ and White House officials regarding the antitrust review of the proposed Time Warner & AT&T merger.

FOIA Request to DOJ Web Browsing Histories Senior Political Appointees Various Offices

July 5, 2017
Web browsing histories for senior DOJ political appointees in various offices. (DOJ-17-0210)

FOIA Request to DOJ Web Browsing Histories Attorney General and Senior Appointees

July 5, 2017
Web browsing histories for the Attorney General and other senior DOJ political appointees.

FCC Response Communications Between Ajit Pai and Trump Transition

June 28, 2017
Obtained through FOIA by American Oversight on June 28, 2017. The FCC responded to our FOIA request (FCC-17-0149) for records of communications between FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and members of the Trump transition team.