Sunday, 15 February 2009

Sunday's reading: Dubious entries in the European Commission lobby register?

After bringing up the GPlus-Affair some weeks ago, Brussels Sunshine now has taken a closer look at some entries within the EC lobby register that they find dubious.

The question they ask is: Is the register really fostering transparency?

EUobserver has taken up this story, too. There an EU Commission administrator is quoted saying that not all entries in the register are checked, which offer loopholes for fake registrations and raises questions about the reliability of the register as an "official" (thus authoritative) database!


Brussels Blogger said...

As noted in the EUobserver story the real questions is not so much about fake entries but about fake data: wrong data from real lobbying companies.