Information Landmine

"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Sunday, June 01, 2008


Just got sent a link to the most excellent Your Right to Know blog. Apart from excellent coverage on MP's allowances, this covers all sorts of freedom of information and public knowledge related goodies. Did you know, for example, that the home office has plans for a database that would make the NSA's recent activities in the US look like a bit of neighbourly curtain-twitching. Or that spending on police PR in Northumria had gone up more than 50% in two years? Check it out.


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