State Secrets

Information whose disclosure can reasonably be expected to have a significant adverse effect on the physical national defense and defense readiness can be kept secret.   Information about private individuals and incorporated entities must be guarded as detailed in § Right to Secrecy.   Trade secrets made available to the state by private parties in the course of contract fulfillment must be protected as detailed in § Contract Award Procedure.   All information stored by the state that does not meet these criteria must be published in a conveniently and multiply indexed electronic library and thereby made available to the general public.

All state-owned and state-operated facilities must be publicly catalogued with a POC and the controlling unit(s) of state and department(s) thereof.   The specific location, purpose, contents, and budgetting of a facility can be secret though.

strictly subject to his security clearance, a supreme court justice of a unit of state that controls a facility in whole or in part can visit any portion of that facility any time the facility is open for business, without advance arrangement, and cannot be delayed in gaining access to facilities or personnel, except insofar as the normal, chartered operation of the facility can render facilities or personnel unavoidably but temporarily inaccessible as dictated by the technology in use, and as explained specifically to the visiting justice.   He can ask any employee any question regarding that employee's official activities, and he can make audiovisual recordings of anything he encounters, strictly subject to the security context requirements of the facilities and information thus recorded.




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