How to succeed in backlogs without really trying

First, two disclaimers. 1) The ICO’s previous FOI backlog was disgraceful, and it developed on Richard Thomas’s watch. Chris Graham and his staff deserve great credit for trying to kill it off. The fact that an organisation can no longer make a decision knowing that they won’t answer for it for two years is a […]

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Who regulates the Regulator?

Privacy International’s pugnacious Director Simon Davies had an ace up his sleeve for Right to Know Day last week. Internet Eyes is a daft system where people get access to small business CCTV, in the hope of spotting crime and winning a cash prize. Lonely people poring over grainy images of often unidentifiable convenience store […]

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