Thursday, September 16, 2004

FOI article in the Economist

Freedom of information: What do you know?
The Economist, The Economist, p 22 11 September, 2004
Why nobody wants to talk about the Freedom of Information Act

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Interesting quote from Richard Thomas: "......But he does not want to launch a big publicity campaign yet for fear of overwhelming the public authorities--and himself--when the act comes into force. "We don't want to encourage casual fishing just for the fun of it," he says. " We prefer to get off to a slow start. We expect some particularly challenging cases in the first six months

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