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Freedom of information and open government data communities could benefit from closer collaboration

Silvana Fumega, PhD researcher and independent consultant, writes on the relationship between the Freedom of Information (FOI) and the Open Government Data (OGD) communities as part of our second phase of  Open Data in Developing Countries research. Download the full

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Current Change & Future Vision for Open Data

Open data not only promises needed innovation and government reform, but also unique business opportunities benefiting government and private sector entities alike. Government is not the only driver of data transformation. Grassroots innovators working in specific information areas like geospatial,

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Shades of grey in opening address data

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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