Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Techies hamstrung by bosses on Freedom of Information

Article on Silicon.com

"A survey of senior government IT execs by change management consultancy Partners for Change found that 78 per cent of government bodies won't be able to comply with one of the Act's main provisions, which states that government agencies will have to answer any query from the public within 21 days......Joan Fenelly, consultant at Partners for Change, said that some government bodies have been banking on not being punished even if they do miss the deadline."

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