Phil Jones’ order to delete e-mails to avoid Freedom of Information requests was certainly executed.
From the Climategate 2.0 collection (#5267), Tim Osborn gives instructions for complying with Phil Jones’ directive:
in looking further afield than just my files, I see some other files that are no longer
needed. Please can you delete:
ftp://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/people/craigwallace/ folder and its content (an old word doc) as
I know these aren’t needed any more.
I’d also guess that
ftp://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/people/davidviner/ folder and its contents can go (files all
dated >8 years ago).
Effie’s folder is also empty.
mickkelly contains only holiday snaps!
At 10:10 31/07/2009, you wrote:
After the recent problems with ClimateAudit, Phil has asked for all
unnecessary files to be purged from the FTP server.
You have a directory in /cru/ftp1/people. Please could you take a look
to see what files need to remain there?
If you would like assistance with this, let me know.
Please confirm by email when you’ve done it, so I can cross you off the