Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Freedom of Information Around the World

Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper series on freedom of information laws in different countries, published Sunday, February 13, 2005. Free registration is required to read the articles.

Sweden: World's oldest freedom of info law under threat by Don Melvin:

Open records opening doors in Mexico by Teresa Borden:

Britain's freedom of information law: A 20-year quest by Don Melvin:

China: Despite technologial advances, government controls information by Julie Chao:

Right to know expands around the globe but officials secrecy grows in U.S. by Rebecca Carr:

Thanks to Paul K. Graham for posting these links to APG-L. *The Association of Professional Genealogists:

You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it. - Malcolm X

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