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  • Freedom of information (legislation)


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  • No academic I know has had training in FOI procedures, and we'd rebel if we were asked to get such training, because it's one more way of wasting our precious time.

    Academics always fight over the peer-review process | Serendipity

  • [I wonder if we could put in FOI requests to find out exactly how much revenue UK museums make from selling images compared to the overhead in servicing commercial picture libraries, and whether it varies by type of image or use.

    Questions from 'Beyond Single Repositories' at MW2008

  • NASA/GRC intends to purchase the items from The Swedish Defence Research Agency called FOI for Forskningsinstitut to produce a more environmentally friendly oxidizer for solid rocket boosters.

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: December 2008 Archives

  • Will all those Lib Dems who quite properly opposed the idea of FOI exemption for parliament - especially the MPs who signed the EDM - make some bloody noise about it?

    Good news on freedom of information

  • A good, initial step is to call the FOI coordinator for the agency and have an exploratory discussion about the records that might exist.

    J-Source - Articles

  • And the subject line for that e-mail is "FOI," Freedom of Information.

    CNN Transcript Dec 7, 2009

  • However, if the UN and UNEP state they support something such as FOI, they are almost certainly required from an institutional point of veiw to enforce it on themselves.

    Cunning IPCC Bureaucrats « Climate Audit

  • “What mechanisms currently exist or ought to exist to allow Good Scientists to continue their Good Work unfettered by big oil tricksterism, such as FOI requests, fake “audits”, FUDtank misinformation, the cyberwars, etc. – all of which are designed to serve the interests of the rich & powerful, not society at large?”

    Unthreaded #9 « Climate Audit

  • The first 'FOI' year has seen the emergence of a series of new activities: new journals on freedom of information, records managers in high demand, courses on every aspect of FOI and tales of journalists aggressively testing the system to expose the cracks.

    FOI: How are we doing?

  • About seven years ago Professor Fleming was on the admissions board, where the standing instruction is not to write anything down because "everything is 'FOI'able" -- meaning it can be demanded under the Freedom of Information Act. Such an instruction highlights the dishonesty of race preferences.

    Capitalism Magazine (


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