principles and proposal for a new
relationship with the governmental
Once upon a time...
(do you know him?)
and many others...
Tim O’Reilly http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/eschipul/436109463/ | Larry Lessig http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/naughton/251235261/ | David Orban http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/novecentino/1904205773/
Met in Sebastopol...
(CA, not Ukraine!)
to talk about something called
Open government is the political doctrine which
holds that the business of government and state
administration should be opened at all levels to
effective public scrutiny and oversight.
No, really, WTF?
You should be able to know everything happens
in the government of your country, so that you
can kick their butts if they do wrong
So when can data be considered “open”?
All public data is made available. Public data is
data that is not subject to valid privacy,
security or privilege limitations.
Data is as collected at the source, with the
highest possible level of granularity, not in
aggregate or modiﬁed forms.
Data is made available as quickly as necessary
to preserve the value of the data.
Data is available to the widest range of users
for the widest range of purposes.
Data is reasonably structured to allow
Data is available to anyone, with no
requirement of registration.
Data is available in a format over which no
entity has exclusive control.
Data is not subject to any copyright, patent,
trademark or trade secret regulation.
Reasonable privacy, security and privilege
restrictions may be allowed.
Aha, and the facts?
How do I join this effort?
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