Department of Defense Finds Working Fax Machine for FOIA Requests

Can now keep ignoring them!


After MuckRock called attention to its terminally inoperable fax machine, the Office of the Secretary of Defense has managed to find a replacement. Call off the crowdfunding hounds!

In initial communications with MuckRock, the OSD FOIA chief had indicated that the fax machine could be down until early November, as it would "will likely need to procure (purchase) a new fax machine" and that this "purchase will not occur until the start of the new fiscal year (at the earliest)." He went into further detail about the delay, and seemed in no particular hurry to speed up the process: