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Friday, November 07, 2008

The shift from secrecy to transparency

That in tray will be filled to overflowing long before 20 January but the US Sunlight Foundation has published an open letter to President -Elect Obama with suggestions from some of the experts on how he might "undo the culture of secrecy and transform the presidential administration into a transparent operation."It's an interesting read, and includes many ideas on Freedom of Information and related reforms that could be added to our own wish-lists for those government leaders here who keep saying they are interested in the topic.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous7:45 am

    Hi Peter,

    Thanks for highlighting our letter to President-Elect Obama. We are going to continue making suggestions and advocating for a more transparent government. Thanks for your support.

    Nisha Thompson
    Sunlight Foundation