Privacy Group Presses FBI On Russia's Election Hacking

Law360, New York (January 19, 2017, 8:03 PM EST) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center hit the FBI with a lawsuit in D.C. federal court Wednesday, seeking more information on how the agency reacted to reports that the Russian government was attempting to tamper with the U.S. presidential election, a response the group asserted has been characterized as "lax" and "possibly negligent."

In its Freedom of Information Act complaint, EPIC blasts the FBI for ignoring the privacy group's December request for the expedited release of all records related to the agency's investigation of cyberattacks on the Democratic National Committee, the Republican National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the...

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