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Ontario Making Data Open by Default

New Open Data Directive Drafted with Feedback from Ontarians As part of Ontario’s commitment to Open Government the province is making government data publicly available to increase transparency and spur innovation. The Open Data Directive will take effect on April

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Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Commits to unleash the power of open data to address global challenges

Mexico City, 13 November, 2015 – GEO Commits to unleash the power of open data to address global challenges The intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) concluded its twelfth Plenary session and fourth Ministerial Summit in Mexico City with commitments to share

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Ceremonial and Historic county boundary data added to OS OpenData

For 224 years OS has been mapping the changing physical landscape of Great Britain. However it is not only the landscape which has changed, Great Britain’s county boundaries have also changed over the last two centuries. As part of a

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