Comments for http://wwwsearch.bbc.co.uk/blogs/opensecrets/2011/01/mcnally_interview.html http://wwwsearch.bbc.co.uk/blogs/opensecrets/2011/01/mcnally_interview.html en-gb 30 Fri 29 Aug 2014 03:14:12 GMT+1 A feed of user comments from the page found at http://wwwsearch.bbc.co.uk/blogs/opensecrets/2011/01/mcnally_interview.html doubi http://wwwsearch.bbc.co.uk/blogs/opensecrets/2011/01/mcnally_interview.html?page=50#comment1 The cost / inconvenience arguments should be overcome by proactive government releasing of data. I'd wager a lot of requests are for statistics which should be released automatically. Once the norms change, you're no longer "using up resources" by asking civil servants to go rooting out information for requesters. Sun 27 Feb 2011 19:02:06 GMT+1 george reilly http://wwwsearch.bbc.co.uk/blogs/opensecrets/2011/01/mcnally_interview.html?page=0#comment0 FOI is a joke. Most journos use it and then councils ignore em. Easy to ignore just put a fees notice on em an then they go away. Ha aha some scrutiny some accoutibility. Sure they get the whole story yeah right pu.l the other one. they get what they are told caus they dont know the difference Tue 25 Jan 2011 22:18:23 GMT+1