UK: Government outlines Data Corporation plans

January 13th, 2011

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude and business minister Edward Davey said the move, planned for this year, would provide an unprecedented level of easily accessible public information and help to make public services more efficient.
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Open Data flourishes in Canada

November 10th, 2010

Canada has become an open data and data journalism powerhouse, the guardian.co.uk reported. The Canadian government is consulting on an open data policy and recently, Canada’s biggest open data sites – Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa and Edmonton – have started getting together to set a
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David Cameron launches a transparency website

November 9th, 2010

David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, launched a transparency website for the British government on the 8th of November. This new government portal enables citizens to track departmental progress along with details of job listings, salary information along
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Opening of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

November 4th, 2010

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) was launched in Canberra, Australia, at Parliament House by Brendan O’Connor, the Minister for Home Affairs. The new Information Commissioner is Professor John
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Italy: the administration on a geolocalized social network and an Open data license

November 2nd, 2010

The Italian ministry for public administration and innovation has announced the launch of a geolocalised social service focused on Italian public services and administration. Called MiaPA for Mia Publica Amministrazione (My public administration in Italian),
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The time of Open Data

August 24th, 2010

The expression open data covers a variety of realities that are all related to the issue of publishing data that governments collect by completing their mission. This topic has been greatly popularized over the past three years under the action of organizations from the civil society
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Australia publishes a Declaration of Open Government

July 20th, 2010

The Federal Government of Australia published a Declaration of Open Government on the 16th of July 2010. The text has been released on the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) blog by Lindsay Tanner,


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