Copyright as an Exemption in Freedom of Information Law

Copyright may collide with freedom of information (FOI) in cases where the copyright holder is a third party, not the agency from which the public records are requested. This happened, for example, in the Weisberg case in the US, where a citizen requested … Folytatás

Copyright - reusing public information. Source: Newham Council
Copyright - reusing public information. Source: Newham Council

OLAF sparked dozens of investigations in Hungary

  Since 2012, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) proposed action in 30 instances to Hungary’s top prosecutor’s office, mainly in relation to the improper use of European Union funds. has reviewed the list of the cases where Hungarian authorities … Folytatás

olaf-1024x678-1024x678 exposes bluff behind road cartel crackdown

  Hungary’s public procurement authority announced last year that it would conduct investigations and file criminal charges regarding the construction of the M4 motorway, citing numerous anomalies around the project. We wanted to know the details, only to engage in … Folytatás

Balazs Csaba Rigo, Head of KH
Balazs Csaba Rigo, Head of KH tracks oligarchs in the sky

  The trips taken by private jets by some of the elites in Hungary’s business and political life map out interesting prospects about the background deals that are being hammered out. tracked some of these aircraft to make interesting … Folytatás

ha-jeo publishes 2016 annual report is a watchdog NGO and a center for investigative journalism to promote transparency, accountability, and freedom of information in Hungary. Established in 2011, – “atlatszo” means transparent in Hungarian – produces investigative reports, accepts information from whistleblowers, … Folytatás