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Court Denies EPIC Injunction in FOIA Case for Surveillance Reports

A federal judge has denied EPIC's motion for a preliminary injunction that would have required the Department of Justice to complete processing of EPIC's Freedom of Information Act Request for FISA "Pen Register" reports within 20 days. In EPIC v. DOJ, EPIC sought public disclosure of the reports that describe the collection of the bulk Internet metadata from 2004 to 2011. The Justice Department granted EPIC's request for expedited processing in November 2013, but has not yet disclosed any responsive records. After EPIC filed suit and moved for a preliminary injunction, the Justice Department notified EPIC that it intends to complete processing of the reports by February 28, 2014. For more information, see EPIC v. DOJ (FISA Pen Register Reports).

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