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In a recent interview, Information Commissioner Prof. John McMillan tells The Guardian intelligence agencies should be subject to Freedom of Information (FoI) laws. “My preference would be at least for the FoI Act to apply to the intelligence agencies,” McMillan said, adding, “I think the FoI Act can suitably apply to any agencies, parliamentary departments and the intelligence agencies. The exemptions are adequate to protect whatever has to be protected.” The report notes which agencies are currently exempt from FoI legislation, and quotes McMillan as saying despite his perspective, “I think it unlikely in the near future that there’s going to be any change.” Meanwhile, in other surveillance-related headlines this week, Google, Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo, Facebook and LinkedIn have published new U.S. government data request statistics.
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