Interview with Richard Thomas, UK Information Commissioner

The Times interviews the UK Information Commissioner, Richard Thomas, who tries to police the line between what should be your own affairs and what it is necessary for the State to know. His job pulls him in both directions, upholding the Data Protection Act on the one hand, and forcing openness through the Freedom of Information Act on the other.

Meet the man who stands between private lives and the right to know (The Times, 28 October 2006)

Transcript of interview with Richard Thomas