Posts Tagged ‘idiot/savant’

Spy vs Us

Written By: - Date published: 9:08 am, August 16th, 2016 - 135 comments

Today National introduced a bill that will enable the NZ Government to spy on its citizens.

NRT on Brownlee’s lies and cronyism

Written By: - Date published: 6:13 pm, August 6th, 2011 - 55 comments

Remember the fuss when Brownlee appointed Jenny Shipley and other cronies to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Review Panel at triple the normal rate?  Brownlee tried to cover it up with a lie.  I/S at No Right Turn has the scoop – go read it there.

Comparing freedom of information

Written By: - Date published: 2:59 pm, March 30th, 2009 - 2 comments

Idiot/Savant has a great post in an aussie blog Larvatus Prodeo on the legal and operational differences between our Official Information Act 1982 compared to the Australian Freedom Of Information Act. Journalists, academics, lobby groups, opposition politicians and ordinary troublemakers like me are routinely given sensitive documents they would never be allowed to see in […]

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