AP study of open gov laws shows Open Government Partnership faces big challenge

The Associated Press (the only newsgathering organization that is a member of SGI) found the majority of countries violate their freedom-of-information laws, the AP reported in an audit released on November 17.

The audit, in which the AP submitted requests for documents to test the speed and quality of responses, should provide a good baseline for evaluating the impact of the U.S.-led Open Government Partnership, which launched earlier this year.

 

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