CIA Can't Shake Suit Seeking Twitter Usage Docs

Law360 (September 17, 2018, 10:26 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Monday shot down the Central Intelligence Agency's bid to ax a Freedom of Information Act suit seeking documents about the agency's Twitter usage, finding that the limited scope of portions of the CIA's search and its decision to withhold information about certain individuals' identities were improper.

Amanda Johnson sued the CIA after allegedly receiving no response to a FOIA request she filed in December 2014 for access to three sets of records related to the agency's use of Twitter dating back to 2012: communications between Twitter and the CIA's public-facing account on the social media platform,...

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