Data Protection articles

Tory Bid to Hide Cameron Resignation List Memos Dealt Double Blow by Information Commissioner

A resounding vindication of Request Initiative’s arguments from the Information Commissioner
A “ridiculous” attempt by the Cabinet Office to keep David Cameron’s communications relating to his resignation honours list a …

Take the Grazing Way for Easy Freedom of Information Requests

Make Hay While the Sun Shines
At Request Initiative we find it useful to consider two very different approaches to making a Freedom of Information request. This post is going …

How to Harness the Power of the Freedom Of Information Act

Have you ever considered using the Freedom of Information Act?  
Have you been interested in obtaining documents and information held by the government and its agencies, but you did …

Journalists in UK Face Prison For Public Interest Disclosures

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Journalists and whistleblowers could face imprisonment for revealing information that should already be disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), it was claimed today.

Spain Tries to Keep Transparency Process A State Secret…

It’s a surreal case…
The High Court in Madrid has ruled that the Spanish Government should provide Access Info Europe with a series of documents related to its participation in the Open Government …