“FOIA Data Mining” is a FOIA service that enables watchdog organizations to organize volunteers in retyping and structuring responses to FOIA requests.
- Watchdog prepares a FOIA request along with a form asking for data mentioned in the request
- Watchdog sends FOIA request via service
- Service gathers answers and publishes them on the website
- Volunteers are retyping answers into provided forms
- Everyone gets structured machine-readable data