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Thursday, February 21, 2008

U.S. Army to restore access to digital library

Steven Aftergood, Army Says It Will Restore Public Access to Online Library, Secrecy News, February 21, 2008.

The U.S. Army said today that it would restore public access to the online Reimer Digital Library of Army publications, after having blocked the site on February 6.

Last week, the Federation of American Scientists filed a Freedom of Information Act request asking for a copy of the entire Reimer collection for publication on the FAS website or, alternatively, for renewed public access to the site.

The Army chose the latter option. ...

Comment. OAN blogged the story when the Army closed access to the site.