Questions tagged [freedom-of-information]

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
49 views

How does a subject access request differ from a freedom of information request?

Is it similar to the distinction in the USA between a FOIA request and one made under the Privacy Act? Corollary: what is the origin of the Subject Access Request system, and why does the name seem to ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Freezing funds with positive balance

My spouse's son is on an account with his stepmother. Both were put on the account at different times by his dad. Unfortunately his dad passed away recently. The money in the account was to be split ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

Who appointed the judge for Julian Assange's extradition hearing?

That is, how are judges in the UK appointed to cases in general and to this case in particular?
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Can you be added to a watch list for asking?

So the federal government (and possibly state and local governments) of the United States of America keep watch lists, for criminals, terrorists, suspects, and sometimes non-criminals. I understand ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Can Lavabit be suspended again?

From the about page: In 2013, we suspended service to protect our global customers when the U.S. government ordered us to release our Transport Layer Security private keys. To protect your ...
0
votes
2answers
267 views

Are there states that don't require having a family name?

I know this session might seem absurd. I don't like the family name appearing in my passport and will likely change it in a bureaucratic procedure in an interior ministry affiliated consulate (...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Why aren't Cabinet meeting records released after 20 years?

A page on the National Archives' website states the following: Records of cabinet meetings are confidential documents and only transferred to The National Archives after 30 years - the 30-year rule....
1
vote
1answer
96 views

Taking Photos in U.S. Prisons

Weird question, but I'm amazed the fact that the media have published no photos of Jeffrey Epstein's prison cell. Surely, it can't be top secret. So here's my question: If I visited the prison myself ...