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Freedom of information

When a citizen wants information from their government, it should be as easy as sending an email. And with Alaveteli, it is.

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New technologies and open data bring amazing possibilities for citizens — and the authorities who serve them. We’ve already started.

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Come and see Finnish Freedom Of Information cartoonists

Image: Siiri Valjakka and Lauri Tumoi-Nikula

22nd September 2016 by Myfanwy

Think Freedom of Information is a bit of a dry topic? Not when you mix it with some exuberant inky comic art, it’s not! Two Finnish cartoonists, Siiri Viljakka and Lauri Tuomi-Nikula, are visiting the UK to speak about their comic book Last Words. This graphic novella imagines one of the founding fathers of Freedom…

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International Open Data Conference (IODC) 2016

Oct
6

Rebecca and Jen will be speaking in the Data + Parliaments session on 6th October. If you fancy meeting up to chat, then please get…