Archive for September, 2010

FOIA – Internal Review – IR2010026

Posted by on Monday, 6 September, 2010
Received the attached from the BBC foi team today(they left it right to the limit and required a reminder, maybe they thought I’d forget ;))
It is interesting that the emails are originally talking about how the BBC could help out the developer “chuck him some cash” but that the eventual step was to force beebplayer to be shut down. 
I think that there is very little chance of getting the information about how the decision to shut down beebplayer was made but I still think the beeb have screwed up. Why not make the streams available and let the community build apps for different platforms? 

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From: “FOI Enquiries” <[email protected]>
Date: 6 September 2010 16:10:31 GMT+01:00
Subject: FOIA – Internal Review – IR2010026

Please find attached the response to your internal review request considered under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act. 

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IR2010026 – dislcoure emails.pdf
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Internal Review Decision Note – 2010-09-02.pdf
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IR2010026 – disclosure – RFI20100948 – final response.pdf
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