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    #1

    be gotten from

    In terms of grammar, is it accurate to say that information can be/was/might have been gotten from a source?

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    #2

    Re: be gotten from

    It's correct (not "accurate") in AmE. In BrE, the past participle of get is got.
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    #3

    Re: be gotten from

    "The information was obtained from..." is better.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 08-Apr-2016 at 20:39. Reason: Correct small typo.

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