UK’s Freedom of Information Officers are invited to join closed regional groups
“We can now operate regional closed user groups. These are local groups where people contribute with regard to local matters. You will not see a group unless you are a member of one. The main benefits include confidentiality, NAIM is not subject to FOI, a reduction in inbox content, an archive of issues etc etc.”
“If you are not a member then click the join us link on the left. Registration is always easier when using a business e-mail address and public service addresses such as .gov.uk, .ac.uk, .nhs etc. Where personal e-mail addresses are provided we will usually require confirmation of your reasons for joining. Acceptable categories do not include casual interest or non related information management functions.”
[NAIM stands for National Association for Information Management]
It is clear they are targeting public sector workers who are also ‘information managers’.