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Why can’t I send an FOI request to WhatDoTheyKnow?

Image of an 'i' Information sign by Magnus Akselvoll

24th November 2015 by Myfanwy

It’s a question which periodically arises from our users: why aren’t mySociety (and our Freedom of Information site WhatDoTheyKnow) subject to the FOI Act? We can see why this is an obvious question to ask. We run a site which makes it easier for people to uphold their right to information from governmental bodies. We…

Big Bang Data exhibition


mySociety projects TheyWorkForYou and FixMyStreet will be exhibited at Somerset House's latest exhibition about the data explosion that’s radically transforming our lives. The exhibition runs…