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Could you join the WhatDoTheyKnow team?

By MarkBuckawicki (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

23rd February 2017 by richardtaylor

About six million people a year visit mySociety’s Freedom of Information website WhatDoTheyKnow.com; there are well over 100,000 registered users, and over 385,000 requests have been made via the service. Of course, it’s fantastic that WhatDoTheyKnow is so well used, but the growth and popularity of the site brings its own challenges, not least the…

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Open Data Camp

To Feb
26

Matt, our Product Manager on the Better Cities team, will be attending, so do get in touch if you fancy meeting up: hello@mysociety.org. Conference details:…