Tag Archives: FOI

Soupmix for 2012-05-16

Publishing #core free access to scholarly publications http://t.co/prWgCm66 #openaccess# #core free access to scholarly publications iOS app out, and gets a mention from info docket http://t.co/1G30nkqX (via @ostephens) # Flipboard adds sound, now accessible for visually impaired users http://t.co/2xmhh839 ht @covert# The Ebook of My Dreams http://t.co/SEhU132E < sounds a lot like a website. Ask a librarian not a […]

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Please stop wasting my time and money and just send me the data

Web developer Adrian Short made a Freedom of Information request to Transport for London for journey data from the London Cycle Hire scheme on 8th October. In January TFL released data to some developers. Yet to date TFL have not complied with the FOI request and Adrian Short is one developer who is not able […]

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Freedom of Information

4 new bodies  added to FOI Act The bodies covered by the change are: the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) and Academy Trusts – the bodies responsible for Academy Schools Ministry of Justice Google produces stats on govt requests for data http://www.google.com/governmentrequests/

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February #1

ArchivesA New Issue of Ariadne (#62) is Now Available. See Democratising Archives and the Production of Knowledge Digital Economy BillOrphan works: leading museums & libraries support online access Times: Unlock collections for access to all Ebooks, librariesMortgaging the future of universities the e-book package way Freedom of InformationOut-law: how to appeal an ICO decision: new […]

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October #4

DefamationBirmingham Post Birmingham law firm to pursue online defamation Digital BritainDissecting ‘The Economic Case for Digital Inclusion’ Ian CuddyAn extended look at Lord Mandelson’s IP announcement at C&binet Paid Content Freedom of InformationAll FOI requests to this site now categorised Whatdotheyknow Google docsNow Exportable in Office and Open Office formats RWW LobbyingCivil servants fight off […]

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October #1

ArchiveLegal delays have blown a hole in UK’s digital heritage GuardianJournalismYouTube Video: Clay Shirky on Internet Issues Facing Newspapers from Berkman Centre for Internet & SocietyArs Technica summarizes the Knight Commission report on serving the news needs of local communities local newsRoy Greenslade: Local news start-ups need professional input Guardian Freedom of InformationRight to inspect […]

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