- Freedom of Information White Paper Released in
United Kingdom. The UK government released a freedom
of information white paper on December 11. The paper
envisions a broad access to government records and the
creation of an information commissioner to enforce the
act. Intelligence records and many police records
would be exempted.
release from the the Campaign for Freedom of
Information . CFOI
on the act.
- Freedom of Information bill introduced in South
Democracy Bill bill was published in the
Government Gazette on October 18.
Other FOI Resources
Access to the Net
- Ghana Chapter Internet Society,
Basic Connectivity in Africa Symposium, June 24,
- Freedom Forum,
Wiring Africa: Is Media Technology Changing
the Continent?, September 9, 1997.
of African nation taking time, Reuters,
December 3, 1997.
Leland Initiative: Africa GII Gateway. US Government
effort to extend full Internet connectivity to
approximately twenty African countries in order to
promote sustainable development.
Globalization of Chile, The Netly News,
October 10, 1997.