Parkersburg (WV) city council approves paralegal to handle FOIA requests


With little discussion Tuesday night, city council approved a resolution to contract a paralegal to deal with a large number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

By a 6-2 vote, council approved a resolution to expend $3,000 from Capital Reserve to contract a paralegal for legal work pertaining to the requests. Council members Brad Kimes and Sharyn Tallman voted against the resolution.


Who is flying unmanned aircraft in the U.S.?

From the Electronic Frontier Foundation:

San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit [Jan. 10] against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), demanding data on certifications and authorizations the agency has issued for the operation of unmanned aircraft, also known as drones.