In the Shakespearean Originals version, Osborne gives this footnote as explanation:
Random Cloud, 'Information on Information,' in Text: Transactions of the Society for Textual Scholarship (New York: AMS Press, 1984), pp. 248-50. One has only to look at the generous sprinkling of extra 'e's in the Folio text to realise that the letter was used more generally and freely in the Renaissance.
footnote 16 to the Introduction
--I quite agree with Osborne's statement