FOIA Machine is up and running. Now our next opportunity.
In 2013, you helped us kickstart FOIA Machine, which officially launched in June 2014. Because of you:
- FOIAMachine.org has more than 1,800 active accounts and hundreds of them file and track... Read more
Meet the panelists for Wednesday's event
FOIA Machine's Open Beta Launch is just a few days away, but our work is far from over.
We're ready to showcase FOIA Machine's features during Wednesday's event at the... Read more
FOIA Machine Open Beta Launch Event in San Francisco
The FOIA Machine team has been hard at work and is excited to show off the latest updates to the platform.
We will release the Open Beta during a launch... Read more
"Notes" feature added and beta invitations opened up
It's been a busy month since the Investigative Reporters and Editors Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference in Baltimore. Thank you to everyone who introduced themselves and gave us such valuable feedback. The... Read more
Say hello to FOIA Machine at NICAR and other updates
The FOIA Machine team will be at Investigative Reporters and Editors Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference this week in Baltimore, with a full demo of the site at 10 a.m. today in... Read more
Development update: Groups and tagging implemented
We're happy to announce two improvements that were implemented in the past week. Groups and tagging will help users organize public records requests more effectively.
How do groups and tags... Read more
It's not too late to be Dialed In!
Earlier this week, we held a conference call for FOIA Machine backers with the developers. If you weren't able to join then – or just want to listen again –... Read more
Development update, adding beta users and upcoming conference call
It has been busy and productive for the FOIA Machine team. In the past month we have fixed major bugs, solidified core features and begun to add initial beta testers.... Read more
Update on development
Thank you to everyone who supported FOIA Machine. Because of you, development is underway and our team is working to make FOIA Machine publicly available by early 2014. Here is... Read more
Your FOIA Machine donation is tax deductible!
Thank you for backing FOIA Machine. With your support, we met all of our goals, including our stretch goal and both matches from the Reynolds Journalism Institute and the John... Read more
Reminder: FOIA Machine call in 20 minutes
Our 30-minute special edition of Dialed In will include unique perspectives on freedom of information from Karl Olson, attorney and partner at Ram, Olson, Cereghino & Kopczynski, who has represented... Read more
Don't miss our 30-minute live call today on the challenges of open gov
Our special edition of Dialed In will include unique perspectives on freedom of information from Karl Olson, attorney and partner at Ram, Olson, Cereghino & Kopczynski, who has represented many... Read more
3 things you can do to help FOIA Machine right now
There are only eight days left for us to hit our stretch goal, and we're really close! Here are three things you can do to help FOIA Machine right now:... Read more
What’s next? Stretch goals!
Thank you! Your support has been amazing. We are overwhelmed and thrilled to see such an engaged group of people who are committed to making access to government information as... Read more
The FAQ is up, new goals coming next
Thank you for supporting FOIA Machine. Now that we’ve recovered a bit from the excitement of our first few days on Kickstarter (see picture below!), we just posted our FAQ... Read more