Government Secrecy, Decisions Without Democracy 2nd ed by David Banisar, Deputy Director, Privacy International

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Determining what should be preserved and ensuring that it is maintained and indexed in a form that will be useful both for agencies now and for future generations are crucial problems. The entire “life cycle” of the information, from its creation to its disposal or permanent archiving, must be ensured. This must be understood to include the ability to access and use the data in its original format, or in other ways, over time. Previously, letters and files were routinely kept based on a long-standing understanding on how to handle paper documents.

Barry, Aug. 4, 1822, in The Complete James Madison (Harper and Brothers, 1953). Cited in Wiggens, Freedom or Secrecy (Oxford University Press, 1956). 3 Executive Order 11652 - Classification and Declassification of National Security Information and Material, June 8, 1972. 4 Woodrow Wilson, The New Freedom: A Call For the Emancipation of the Generous Energies of a People 1913 5 Louis D. Brandeis, “What Publicity Can Do,” Other People’s Money, p. 92 (1932). Quoted in Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.

Gov GPO Access. gov Thomas. gov PACER. gov 39 40 Government Secrecy: Decisions Without Democracy Endnotes John Adams, A Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law, 1765. document=43 1 Patrick Henry, The Debates in the Convention of the Commonwealth of Virginia, on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, June 9, 1788. 2 Letter from James Madison to W. T. Barry, Aug. 4, 1822, in The Complete James Madison (Harper and Brothers, 1953). Cited in Wiggens, Freedom or Secrecy (Oxford University Press, 1956).

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