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Amy Gibbons

Author Bio

Amy Gibbons is a doctoral researcher at Lancaster University, where she is studying how information is classified and legitimated under the Freedom of Information Act. In 2009 she spent three months on internship in The National Archives’ FoI team, where she researched ‘privileged access arrangements’ for academic researchers in government departments. She has presented at conferences held by The National Archives, the Research Information Network and the Surveillance Studies Network. Her wider research interests include data protection, information management and mechanisms of surveillance and privacy.