Early days

One of the classic news items from the early days of the so-called ‘war on terror’ concerned the government’s desire to pull down information from federal websites that was deemed sensitive. An independent watchdog group, OMB Watch, reported that the EPA had removed public information relating to management plans for chemical disasters, and the FAA had removed information on its enforcement procedures.

Source: Norman Oder, “Feds Start to Pull Net Information,” Library Journal, Nov. 15, 2001, p. 16.

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