Now the public has no way of finding out what kind of information is being circulated among network members or with the federal government
What if the private sector banded together to create its own intelligence sharing networks exempt from FOIA law and public accountability?
In the last decade a number of different industries ranging from financial services and health care to nuclear energy and defense have created what are known as Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (ISACs). They allow member companies to share information anonymously without fear that it will be subject to FOIA requests or anti-trust violations. Now the oil and gas industry is getting in on the act. Continue>>>