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Commissioner Looks Ahead at New Job

PRIVACY

February 13, 2012

There will be challenges to fostering openness and transparency in government, but it's a priority of hers, says Alberta's new Information and Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton. "It's not as simple as flipping a switch, and all of a sudden, all the information that wasn't previously available is there," Clayton said in the Calgary Herald. "There needs to be planning and coordination. How do you push information out and protect privacy at the same time?" Clayton says she's excited about her new job and expects that one of the challenges will be ensuring timely and proper responses to requests for information.
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