Wednesday, March 31, 2010

UEA Responds To Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee Report

They are of course very happy. And they make a point of taking another stab at the UK ICO (Information Commissioner's Office):

Whilst acknowledging concerns about FOIA request support, we also note the conclusion that the Information Commissioner’s Office made a statement to the press which led to much adverse comment, but could not be substantiated.

The full report can be found here. Apparently, Labour MP Graham Stringer, whose questioning during the actual committee hearing was probably the most acerbic, voted against accepting the report. His concerns are outlined at CA.

Lots of whining in the Deniosphere. Their tears uplift me.

And lots of coverage from the U.K. and other media. I may add links or a bit more analysis to this post when I get time.