Monthly Archives: July 2015

How To Impress An OSC Inspector – Free E Book

In recent weeks reports reviewing RIPA by the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism and the Royal United Services Institute have been published. Both reports emphasised the need for clearer law and stronger oversight. Some may presume that their recommendations persuade the … Continue reading

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The FOI response arriving on platform two is 18 months late…

The request went in at the end of 2013. You can read the post again here and only 18 months after the original request during which time the east cost franchise changed hands. East Coast (government owned) failed to reply … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe It! Fees for FOI Tribunal Appeals

Just when you thought FOI was safe (“Oh no we didn’t! Not after that Cabinet Office packed the new FOI Commission with people who don’t particularly care about FOI”, I hear you say), The Ministry of Justice has announced a … Continue reading

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Aberdeen NOW! Act Now Training comes to Aberdeen!

Are you based in Aberdeen? Is travelling to Edinburgh time consuming and expensive? Well we have some great news for you… Act Now Training is coming to Aberdeen! Act Now Training is the UK’s leading provider of seminars and workshops … Continue reading

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Re Use Re Loaded – New Public Sector Information Regulations In Force

On 18th July 2015 the new Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (ROPSI) came into force, replacing the 2005 version. They contain some important changes to the UK public sector information re use regime. The new Regulations implement Directive … Continue reading

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Requesting Your Permission

I received an email last week. It was from someone I’d never heard of. Translating this into PECR speak We have a list of emails. We don’t think we have your consent to email you which would lead to us … Continue reading

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