New York drops $250 fee for taxpayer-funded weather data after Syracuse.com story

Submitted by LDieringer on Tue, 06/07/2016 - 3:02pm

New York's taxpayer-funded weather system has dropped its $250 fee for data requests after Syracuse.com pointed out that policy might violate the state's Freedom of Information Law.

The weather system, called the New York State Mesonet, also dropped many restrictions on the data after the story ran Friday morning.  Continue...

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