[govinfo] Re: Fw: RE: More Recommendations on the Open Govt Dialogue site

  • From: "Christopher J. Dorobek" <cdorobek@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lneuman@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 17:46:56 -0400

NAPA tells me that the site will be live until midnight -- ET, I assume.
cjd

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On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 5:34 PM, Neuman, Laura <lneuman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Sorry for the late notice – but here are two more that we posted this
> afternoon for your review.
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>
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> Advance the Right of Access to Information through Adherence to Basic
> Principles and Full Implementation
> http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3642-4049
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> And
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> Ensure Implementation and Enforcement of FOIA and Deter Backsliding 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3641-4049>
> http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3641-4049
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Laura Neuman
>
> Access to Information Project Manager
>
> Associate Director, Americas Program
>
> The Carter Center
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>
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>
> *From:* govinfo-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:govinfo-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> *On Behalf Of *Patrice McDermott
> *Sent:* Thursday, May 28, 2009 2:21 PM
> *To:* govinfo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; fen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [govinfo] Fw: RE: More Recommendations on the Open Govt
> Dialogue site
>
>
>
>  ------------------------------
>
> *From:* Meredith Fuchs [mailto:mfuchs@xxxxxxx]
> *To:* 'Patrice McDermott' [mailto:pmcdermott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx],
> FOI-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Sent:* Thu, 28 May 2009 14:06:08 -0400
> *Subject:* RE: [FOI-L] More Recommendations on the Open Govt Dialogue site
>
> One more idea I would like to draw people to: Transparency for and public
> involvement in classification and Controlled Unclassified Information
> reviews http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3602-4049
>
>
>
> Meredith Fuchs
>
> General Counsel
>
> National Security Archive
>
> -----Original Message-----
> *From:* State and Local Freedom of Information Issues [mailto:
> FOI-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Patrice McDermott
> *Sent:* Thursday, May 28, 2009 1:26 PM
> *To:* FOI-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [FOI-L] More Recommendations on the Open Govt Dialogue site
>
>
>
> Added since the note below:
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> open letter on federal whistleblower protections here:
> http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3397-4049
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> Revise OPM Report to Direct Changes in Personnel Policies for FOIA
> Professionals    http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3401-4049
>
>
> As far as we know, the site (or at least the voting) closes sometime today.
>
>
>
> Patrice McDermott
> OpenTheGovernment.org
>
>
>
> *From:* Patrice McDermott [mailto:pmcdermott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, May 27, 2009 5:10 PM
> *To:* 'FOI-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'; FEN; 'govinfo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> *Subject:* Recommendations on the Open Govt Dialogue site
>
>
>
> A variety of recommendations to make the federal executive branch more open
> and accountable have been posted on the Open Government Dialogue 
> site<http://opengov.ideascale.com>.
> The voting (and addition of ideas) is planned to end tomorrow (28 May).
>
>
>
> Below are the recommendations that are the results of collaborative efforts
> of public access advocates over the last couple of years.
>
>
>
> We are not entirely sure how the votes from this initial process will be
> used in the next phase <http://www.whitehouse.gov/open/> (discussion) that
> begins next Wednesday, but your vote might make a difference.
>
>
>
> Please excuse duplicate postings.
>
>
>
> Patrice
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>
>
> Patrice McDermott, Director
>
> OpenTheGovernment.org
> www.openthegovernment.org
> 202.332.OPEN (6736)
>
>
>
> *From the National Security Archive*
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>
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> Government-wide Leadership, Implementation, and Enforcement on
> Transparency  <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3147-4049>
>
>
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> Require Agencies to Affirmatively Disclose Information to the Public, as
> Mandated by E-FOIA <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3151-4049>
>
>
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> Identify Disclosure Priorities Using FOIA Trends
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3150-4049>
>
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> Implement E-FOIA’s Public Index Requirement to Start Making Sense of the
> Government’s Information Holdings
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3149-4049>
>
>
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> Use the Federal Record Act (and the Budget Process) to Implement Effective
> Record Retention Policies
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3152-4049>
>
>
>
>
>
> *From the 21st Century Right to Know Report*
>
> *National Security Transparency (9)*
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> Revise Procedures for Designating Classified Information 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2703-4049>
>
> Agencies Should Review Classification Practices 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2705-4049>
>
> Replace the CUI Memorandum <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2713-4049>
>
> Announce State Secrets Policy 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2715-4049>
>
> Prevent Future Abuses of State Secrets Privilege 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2716-4049>
>
> Reform State Fusion Centers <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2719-4049>
>
> Improve Oversight of Intelligence and National Security Activity 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2727-4049>
>
> Restore and Strengthen the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2729-4049>
>
> Prohibit Secret Laws, Regulations, Processes 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2730-4049>
>
>  *Usability of Information (20)*
>
> Improve upon the existing e-rulemaking initiative 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2702-4049>
>
> Syndicate government information 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2707-4049>
>
> A Historical Records Act Should Be Introduced 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2708-4049>
>
> Agencies should create websites that use open source software and
> distribute data in open formats that are accessible to all sea 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2712-4049>
>
> Review Metadata Standards <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2714-4049>
>
> Centralized Digital System for FOIA Requests 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2704-4049>
>
> Agencies should minimize use of copyright claims on gov't sponsored
> materials  <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2717-4049>
>
> Presidential Task Force on Implementation of Electronic Records Management 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2720-4049>
>
> Revise rules to ensure access to original and digital records in
> non-proprietary formats. <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2721-4049>
>
> Preservation of electronic records and converted records 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2722-4049>
>
> No Agency Business to be Conducted on Non-Agency Email 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2723-4049>
>
> Authentication of government documents 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2726-4049>
>
> Scientific Freedom & Agency Media Policies 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2728-4049>
>
> Scientific Review and Comment on Government Products 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2731-4049>
>
> Agency employees are responsible for the accuracy and integrity of their
> communications  <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2732-4049>
>
> Ensure Disclosure of Past Intelligence Activities 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2733-4049>
>
> Scientists should not be required to obtain pre-approval from public
> affairs before responding to a media request 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2736-4049>
>
> Agency communications policies should also inform employees of their rights
> under the Whistleblower Protection Act and the Lloyd 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2738-4049>
>
> Official agency communications policy should be publicly available on the
> agency's website  <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2739-4049>
>
> Ensure that guidelines for the free flow of scientific information are
> implemented in a comprehensive manner. 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2740-4049>
>
> *Government Environment for Transparency (12)*
>
> Affirmative Obligation to Disclose
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2770-4049>
>
> Provide Adequate Funding and Resources for FOIA offices and E-Government
> Initiatives  <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2741-4049>
>
> Direct the OMB to identify the public’s transparency rights and require
> agencies to post these rights in government offices 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2742-4049>
>
> Provide Incentives to Promote Disclosure 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2743-4049>
>
> New Directives to Protect Whisleblowers from Punishment 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2745-4049>
>
> Create an Office of Transparency 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2746-4049>
>
> Establish A Transparency Officer at Each Agency 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2747-4049>
>
> Create Institutions to Evaluate Agency Transparency 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2749-4049>
>
> Make documents produced by government contractors in their role as gov't
> surrogates subject to FOIA <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2750-4049>
>
> Establish Training on Transparency Requirements 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2752-4049>
>
> Encourage Legislation to Enforce Transparency 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2753-4049>
>
> Use existing library networks to implement increased transparency and
> promotion of greater use of information 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/2758-4049>
>
>
>
> *From Recommendations on E-Records Management Developed by
> OpenTheGovernment.org and Others*
>
>
>
> Ensure cost of records mgmt is built into agency technology purchases 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3143-4049>
>
>
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> Convene techology companies <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3142-4049>
>
>
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> CIO/CTO panel to establish baseline & set benchmarks 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3141-4049>
>
>
>
> CIO/CTO responsibility for records management 
> <http://opengov.ideascale.com/akira/dtd/3140-4049>
>
>
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