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Open Government Licence enables re-use of information

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

The UK Open Government Licence is a key element of the Government's commitment to greater transparency. It provides a single set of terms and conditions for anyone wishing to use or license government information and removes some of the existing barriers to re-use.

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Are citizens really ready for Open Data and Open Government?

http://stop.zona-m.net

Some people seem to think that using only Open Source software and Open Standards for data in Public Administration is, if not sufficient, a big part of realizing Open Government. Personally, I am not so sure, and I also wonder if many non-geek citizens are really ready for Open Data and Open Government. Here is a summary of a talk I just gave on this topic. What do you think?

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Jordan: The Open Source Hub Of The Middle East

http://katonda.com

Ingres Corporation and the Government of Jordan announced today that they have joined forces to establish the first ever agreement between an international company and a government to promote and drive open source adoption.

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Citizen 2.0

http://crankyoldnutcase.blogspot.com

Andrew Kurjata wrote an article titled "I've Seen A Lot About "Government 2.0", Now I Want to Know About "Citizen 2.0". This is my response, and an offer to start an Affrero GPL project that could be the first step to implementing it. The basics could work for most representative democracies, and of course AGPLing the code would ensure it remains open to 'Citizen 2.0' inspection.

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How Open a Platform does "Open Government" Need?

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

Any old standards hand forced to choose the single most disputed issue in standard setting over the past decade would likely respond with a deceivingly simple question: "What does it mean to be an 'open standard?'" A similar debate rages in the open source community between those that believe that some licenses (e.g., the BSD, MIT and Apache licenses) are "open enough," while others would respond

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