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AFP Foundation Sues NTIA: What is Acting Administrator Candeub Hiding?

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AFP Foundation Sues NTIA: What is Acting Administrator Candeub Hiding?

12.15.20 04:49 AM

Arlington, Va.*–*Today,*Americans for Prosperity’s*sister organization,*Americans for Prosperity Foundation,*filed a*Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)*lawsuit*against the Department of Commerce to compel the agency to comply with a months-old*FOIA request*with its sub-agency, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The lawsuit is being filed over emails, text messages, and other communications*from*NTIA*Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce Adam Candeub, who was recently*named*to a senior position at the Department of Justice,*and others. From the limited information the agency has provided, it is already clear that*Mr. Candeub*has been using his personal email to conduct government business. AFPF’s FOIA request sought records relevant to NTIA’s petition for rulemaking on Section 230 that it filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).*This is not the first time Mr. Candeub’s communications and professional conduct have raised questions.*A 2007 FCC Inspector General*report*detailed how he sparked an investigation by making serious allegations of criminal misconduct by senior managers, then declined to participate in the investigation or back up his claims.*In the end, the OIG found a “complete lack of any hint that corroborating evidence [for Candeub’s claims] exists.” Read*AFPF’s lawsuit here. AFPF Policy Counsel Eric Bolinder issued the following statement:** “The limited documents NTIA has disclosed from our FOIA contain numerous redactions, raising […]

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