Posts tagged 'Ron Wyden'
It has been a pretty good week for those interested in Freedom of Information and open government issues.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled in a FOIA case that corporations don’t have “personal privacy” rights. On the surface, that hardly seems shocking.
But there had been concern the court would side with corporations, given last year’s Citizens United decision, which allowed corporations to spend their own money on political campaigns, citing First Amendment reasons and, to some extent, equating corporations with individuals.
As it turned out, there was little need to worry in the AT&T privacy case ...