It’s about the public’s right to know

It’s about the public’s right to know

The story of a 2,000-day fight for transparency and accountability which finally ended last week with a victory in the Supreme Court

It was January 2010. Having recently begun experimenting with using the Freedom of Information Act (FOI), and starting a blog – – to write about things like FOI, data journalism and data visualisation, I was interested in learning more about the right of access to information generally.

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