What is Open Data?
“Open data is data that can be FREELY used,
reused and redistributed by ANYONE –
subject only, at most, to the requirement to
attribute and sharealike.” OpenDefinition.org
Open Data: How We Got Here, and Where We’re Going.
By RuFus Pollock, Founder of OKFn
From the LIFT 2012 conference.
Read more: http://okfn.org/opendata/
Openness – Open Definition?
Open Definition sets out in detail the requirements
for ‘openness’ in relation to content & data w/ key
• Availability & Access
• Reuse & Redistribution
• Universal Participation
Int’l NPO founded in 2004 by Rufus Pollock, Martin Keegan & Jo Walsh.
Headquarter in Cambridge, UK.
We build technology and communities to develop,
disseminate and use open knowledge ─ content and
data that everyone can use, share and build on.
The State of Open Data in Cambodia
• Open Data is still an unknown concept to many.
• Lack of understanding and awareness of open-licensing.
• Few ongoing projects w/ crowd-sourcing approach
• However, a slow but optimistic development and open
data trend among local stakeholders.
Some Open Data Lovers/Stakeholders in Cambodia
Idea: Open Data Phnom Penh (OpenDataPP) Meetup
Open Knowledge Foundation
Cambodia Local Group