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Archives for 'Freedom of Information' category.

Newspapers challenge widening of police, security agency powers - The Guardian

'The Guardian and the Observer will tomorrow challenge in the high court an order made by an Old Bailey judge to hand over any emails or notes the newspapers may possess relating to the MI5 renegade David Shayler.' link

Posted by SteveC at 03:10 PM Mon 22 May 2000 Categories: Freedom of Information , The Guardian
Four threats to the public's right to know - The Guardian

'The freedom of information bill, now going through parliament, gives fewer rights to official information than those enjoyed by citizens of the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Irish Republic. In some respects, the rights are weaker than those under the last Tory government's open government code.' link

Posted by SteveC at 03:05 PM Mon 22 May 2000 Categories: Freedom of Information , Privacy , The Guardian