- classified information,
- declassified information,
- Public Interest Declassification Board,
- open access to government information,
- government information,
- National Archives and Records Administration,
- government documents
This article examines the December 2008 report of the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB) with a particular focus on the impact of the recommendations for improving access to classified information and comparing the report to past efforts at reforming the declassification process.