Definitions Edit

Public information (PI) is

information [that] can be disclosed to the public without restriction but requires protection against erroneous manipulation or alteration. (e.g., Public Web sites)[1]
any information, regardless of form or format, that an agency discloses, disseminates, or makes available to the public.[2]
[o]fficial DoD information that has been reviewed and approved for public release by the information owner.[3]

References Edit

  1. DHS Sensitive Systems Policy Directive 4300A, at 3.
  2. 44 U.S.C. §3502(12).
  3. DoD Directive 8500.1, at 23.
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