Document (#29493)

Author
Tapper, C.
Title
Freedom of information : a conceptual morass
Source
Information technology and public policy. 12(1993) no.1, S.40-49
Year
1993
Abstract
Considers the implications of the phrase 'freedom of information'. Discusses the concept of information and the concept of freedom as applied to information. Freedom of information must be circumscribed by conditions. Considers these conditions with principle reference to the legislation in other jurisdictions, and to proposals for chnage in the UK
Location
GB

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