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Freedom of information

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View Resource IFEX: International Freedom of Expression Exchange

The International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) is a cooperative organization consisting of more than 40 freedom of expression groups worldwide. The IFEX Clearing House Website, managed jointly by the Norwegian Forum for Freedom of Expression (NFFE) and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), provides "accurate and up-to-date information on freedom of expression issues and...

https://ifex.org//
View Resource Freedom House: Press Freedom Survey 2000

Published by Freedom House, a non-partisan advocacy organization for democracy and human rights worldwide founded by Eleanor Roosevelt, Wendell Willkie, and others, the 2000 edition of the Press Freedom Survey offers a "country-by-country worldwide assessment of press freedom." This year's study, which examines freedom of the press in 186 countries, pays special attention to government...

https://freedomhouse.org/
View Resource freedominfo.org

Freedominfo.org is a newly released site that provides data on freedom of information laws from areas all across the globe. Designed to link the efforts of freedom of information advocates around the world and give voice to movements that have previously struggled for greater openness, this site contains a global survey that summarizes these laws in 45 countries. Written by David Banisar of...

http://www.freedominfo.org/
View Resource Freedom: A History of US

Collaborating with WNET New York, PBS has created this Web site as the online analogue to the 16-part television series. Based on the books by Joy Hakim, the series (and the Web site) are dedicated to exploring the theme of freedom throughout the history of the United States, noting that "Freedom is what has drawn to America countless human beings from around the world; it is what generations of...

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/historyofus/
View Resource Cross-National Indicators Of Liberal Democracy, 1950-1990

In February 1999 the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan added this study to its archive. Cross-National Indicators Of Liberal Democracy, 1950-1990, is an international collection of political, social, and economic measures, containing more than 800 variables, for most of the world's independent countries. Topics covered by the study...

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/DSDR/studies/2532
View Resource Electronic Frontier Foundation

Started in 1990, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is an organization that is dedicated to preserving the various freedoms and rights within the digital "frontier", which includes blogs, online intellectual property, and so on. On their homepage, visitors can learn about news items of particular relevance, and also read about some of the cases they are currently working on. For those who...

https://www.eff.org/
View Resource Open Budget Survey

Around the world different governments provide different levels of information about their national budgets, and for some parties, this is a real area of concern. For those interested in this timely subject, the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities has created the Open Budget Index. Released in October 2006, this index rates countries on how open their budget books are to their citizens. As the...

https://www.internationalbudget.org/opening-budgets/open-bud...
View Resource Council on Library and Information Resources

Based in Washington, DC, the mission of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is "to expand access to information, however recorded and preserved, as a public good." Not surprisingly, they do an excellent job of fulfilling this mission, and persons interested in their work will appreciate learning about their website and its many offerings. The materials on their site are...

https://www.clir.org/
View Resource OpenNet Initiative

How can the open spirit and free exchange of ideas be kept alive on the Internet? Can any organization combat Internet filtering and surveillance practices? The OpenNet Initiative works to do just that. The Initiative consists of a partnership between four academic institutions, including the University of Toronto and Harvard University. Their work is focused on exposing and analyzing practices...

https://opennet.net/
View Resource Deeplinks: Electronic Frontier Foundation Screenshot

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has crafted this great resource for people interested in the world of online rights and privacy matters. A quick glance through the site will reveal a range of key commentaries on issues of copyright, moral privacy rights, and government intervention. Visitors can scroll through recent posts and then look over some of their additional projects, which...

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks