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Adiel Kaplan
Received a FOIA back. It had images, including this inexplicably redacted watermelon.
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Adiel Kaplan Oct 21
Replying to @adielkaplan
"Exemption (b)(4) permits the withholding of 'trade secrets' (TS) and 'commercial confidential information' (CCI)."
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Adiel Kaplan Oct 21
Replying to @FOIANate
As pointed out by , turns out there is actually a "Watermelon Trade Secrets" Statutory Exemption to FOIA (7 U.S.C. § 4908(c)). It was not used here.
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Adiel Kaplan Dec 27
Replying to @adielkaplan
For everyone who wondered what on earth this watermelon redaction was about, it was for this story, which published this morning:
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Adiel Kaplan Dec 28
Replying to @adielkaplan
And here’s part 2:
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Henrik Moltke Oct 21
My bet is that there is a sticker with a US company name on it. Companies are legal USPs / United States persons so sticker gets redacted. I've seen more absurd examples that this.
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Sharon Weinberger Oct 21
Replying to @moltke @adielkaplan
I was thinking same. Pretty amusing application of an exemption, though.
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Sigh Hersh, Persuasive Authority Oct 21
Replying to @adielkaplan @wearyhobo
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Jason Wojciechowski Oct 21
Replying to @Ugarles @adielkaplan
extremely grudging respect
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Maya Kaufman Oct 21
Replying to @adielkaplan
Covering up some juicy info 🍉
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Cyrus Farivar Oct 21
Replying to @adielkaplan
REDACTED WATERMELON would be a great band name.
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Greg #ExGOP🦖 Oct 21
Replying to @cfarivar @adielkaplan
I saw Redacted Watermelon when they opened for the Stones.
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