Article on the Austrian Freedom of Information Act, featured in the Wiener Zeitung, 21 October 2016

“The Comfort Derived from its Shroud of Secrecy”  A public discussion and analysis of the tension between the new law’s addressing how a well-intentioned attempt to promote governmental transparency and citizens’ access to information can become frustrated in practice, when legislative and broad-ranging government-interest exceptions rule the day.. “Information Freedom versus Secrecy – How the Freedom of Information Loses the Fight Against Secrecy, and With it, the Citizen’s Hoped-for Right to Information, by Bettina Knötzl.”

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