Independent report

Independent transparency and privacy review

The Cabinet Office has published an independent review of the impact of transparency on privacy.

Documents

Transparent Government, Not Transparent Citizens: executive summary and recommendations

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Transparent Government, Not Transparent Citizens: full report

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Addendum to report in PDF Format

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The Cabinet Office has published an independent review of the impact of transparency on privacy, in line with an announcement made by the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, in December 2010.
 
The review was commissioned to inform the Government’s approach to the release of data as part of the Transparency Agenda. It was led by Dr Kieron O’Hara, a Senior Research Fellow in electronics and computer science at the University of Southampton and an expert in the fields of privacy, trust and web science.