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INDEX OF DOCUMENTS PROVIDED TO THE PARLIAMENTARY OMBUDSMAN
[I have provided the following documents and communications for the view of the Parliamentary Ombudsman in relation to my appeal - a total of 26 items]

BY MR YAMAN AKDENIZ

IN RELATION TO A COMPLAINT INVOLVING THE INTERNET DETECTIVE - A PUBLICATION BY THE HOME OFFICE

Please note that I would be available to meet the Ombudsman or his office representatives if necessary in relation to my appeal.

(1) Letter dated 22 April, 1999 (from Mr Yaman Akdeniz to Mr MP) - This letter explains my complaint in a chronological order in relation to the publication The Internet Detective - An Investigator’s Guide, Police Research Group, Home Office, 1998 (by David J Davis, Detective Inspector, Fraud Squad, West Midlands Police).

(2) E-mail dated 30 October, 1998 - My initial request in relation to the Internet Detective.

(3) E-mail dated 02 November, 1998 - The initial response to the above message from Mr J, Police Research Group ("PRG"), Home Office.

(4) E-mail dated 02 November, 1998 - from Yaman Akdeniz to PRG

(5) E-mail dated 02 November, 1998 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(6) E-mail dated 03 November, 1998 - from Yaman Akdeniz to PRG

(7) E-mail dated 04 November, 1998 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(8) E-mail dated 05 November, 1998 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(9) E-mail dated 06 November, 1998 - from Yaman Akdeniz to PRG

(10) E-mail dated 09 November, 1998 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(11) Letter dated 10 November, 1998 (from Police Research Group, Home Office to Mr Yaman Akdeniz) - This letter was sent together with the initial version of the above publication.

(12) Letter dated 11 November, 1998 (from Mr Yaman Akdeniz to Police Research Group, Home Office) - This letter was sent once I got the initial "more censored" version of the above publication. This initial version did not include parts 8-10 and appendices C and D and they were removed under Part II, paragraph 4 of the Open Government Code of Conduct. I did request further disclosure by relying on evidence provided by Mr Duncan Campbell.

(13) Letter dated 10 November, 1998 (from Mr Duncan Campbell to Mr Yaman Akdeniz) - This letter by Mr Campbell supported my claim as Mr Campbell had a different version than the initial copy which was provided by the Home Office. This letter was sent to me via e-mail and digitally signed by Mr Campbell.

(14) E-mail dated 12 November, 1998 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(15) Letter dated 10 November, 1998 - from Yaman Akdeniz to PRG

(16) E-mail dated 30 November, 1998 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(17) E-mail dated 30 November, 1998 - from Yaman Akdeniz to PRG

(18) E-mail dated 01 December, 1998 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(19) E-mail dated 09 December, 1998 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz. With this letter the PRG declined the provision of chapter 10. They stated in their message that "following meetings with our Open Government staff, and members of ACPO research committee, as well as liaison with the representative of the ACPO Crime Committee who placed the embargo on part ten of the Internet Detective we have decided to decline your request for access to part ten of the document under the exemptions in the code. The information is not wholly owned by PRCU although we own publishing copyright and we felt the need to consult with our partners before reaching a decision."

(20) E-mail dated 10 December, 1998 - from Yaman Akdeniz to PRG

(21) E-mail dated 29 January, 1999 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(22) Two E-mails dated 05 February, 1999 - from PRG to Yaman Akdeniz

(23) Letter dated 26 February, 1999 (from Mr S, Departmental Record Officer, Home Office to Mr Yaman Akdeniz) - This letter (Home Office reference: RMS/99 22/413/1) was the final rejection by the Home Office following my appeal to reconsider their initial decision to disclose chapter 10 of the above publication.

(24) Cover of the publication Internet Detective is attached

(25) Table of Contents of the Internet Detective is attached

(26) Two different versions of page 11 are attached - One version which is more censored and was provided with my initial request. The other one is from the second version and is not censored. Please also note that the publication on that page carries a 1998 Crown Copyright (Home Office).


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