Research into mySociety’s online Freedom of Information platform, Alaveteli

and other online FOI platforms


Main report Critical success factors and recommendations Literature review


Savita Bailur, Tom Longley


This research answers one overarching question: In what circumstances, if any, can the Freedom of Information tools mySociety builds be shown to have measurable impacts on the ability of citizens to exert power over under-performing institutions?

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Bailur, S. and Longley, T. (2014). Research into mySociety’s online Freedom of Information platform, Alaveteli. [online] mySociety Research. Available at: http://research.mysociety.org/publications/mysocietys-online-freedom-of-information-platform [Accessed 19 Dec 2018].