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FOI flouted. MLLR BPL departments archives.
by Don Saklad
Email: dsaklad (nospam) gnu.org
21 Oct 2000
Guide to Problematical Library Use
Our regional and Massachusetts Library of Last Recourse
City of Boston Public Library Departments have denied
substantive reply. Our MLLR BPL departments have not
complied with state FOI principles.
Reply has not been made until an appeal is filed, then
reply has been delayed beyond the limit given
A requester is not supposed to be conditionally
required to file an appeal as a requirement for reading
the requested information.
A requester should receive a response as soon as
practicable, without unreasonable delay and always
within ten days. See paragraph 4
Legitimately public materials would be available more
readily if schedules, guidelines and manuals for
records and municipal archives management would be
* Public Record Laws
* Contact Information, Directions, and Staff