We’ve mentioned registers a few times on this blog, most recently in relation to the work of the Land Registry building on the steel thread, the brilliant new Companies House public beta, and their importance for building platforms. For the …

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So far this year, I’ve had the privilege of attending many #FlashHacks events, data liberation hackathons run by OpenCorporates, which runs the world’s largest

While working on Open Addresses, a free and open database of UK addresses, we came across a problem: it isn’t always easy to work out who owns or can use data. [Read the report: Open Addresses – the story so …

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Congratulations to the team at Companies House for taking their new free information service into public beta today. Their Chief Executive Tim Moss has just published a blog post, saying: From today you can now access all digital data free …

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