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In addition to academic publications and events, the Wikimedia/Yale Law School Initiative on Intermediaries and Information pursues a diverse research agenda related to emerging issues in internet governance, the right to information, digital rights, privacy and data protection, and content regulation online.<br><br>This space is a home for commentary and shorter-form discussions related to these issues, as well as a central repository of written works produced as part of the WIII program. The views expressed on this blog belong to the author(s) and do not represent the views of Yale Law School or the Information Society Project.

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Right to Know Day, or Groundhog Day?

October 3, 2019
By Michael Karanicolas

On Thursday September 26, to commemorate International Right to Know Day, Nova Scotia’s Information and Privacy Commissioner held a panel event: “Democracy In Action: The Future of Your Right to Know”. As one of the panelists, I found the phrasing ironic, given the way inaction has become a byword for Nova Scotia’s record on this core democratic issue.

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