Should part of law exempting FirstNet from disclosure obligations be changed?

Under the law establishing FirstNet, Congress declared that FirstNet would not be subject to disclosure obligations—most notably, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Should this part of the law be changed?

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on Jul 10, 2014

Secrecy invites corruption.

on Jul 10, 2014

The problem with anything being blanket is that items that should be available are not disclosed. There are things which occur in any organization that should not be publicly available but routine communications such as asking what to order for lunch clearly do not meet the criteria of sensitive information. FirstNet should be able to keep some communications private while others having no, or little, import should be made available.

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