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PL&B Annual Conference, Day 2: The Patriot Act, Distinguishing Fact from Fiction?

By Gail Crawford and Amy Taylor It seems somewhat fitting to blog about the USA Patriot Act on this Fourth of July. On the second day of the annual Privacy Laws & Business conference in Cambridge, Peter McLaughlin, senior counsel at Foley & Lardner, took to the floor with the aim of “distinguishing fact and fiction about the scope of the law and … Continue Reading

The Expanding Reach of the UK’s Freedom of Information Act

Whilst Tony Blair, the Prime Minister responsible for the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) has described the legislation as one of the biggest mistakes of his career, the current UK government’s proposals, to be implemented via the Protection of Freedoms Bill, extend the Act to cover a wide range of bodies which have previously … Continue Reading