Open Data is Civic Capital: Best Practices for “Open Government Data”

Joshua Tauberer: This document is a best practices guide for governments embracing the notion of “open data”. It discusses why open government data is beneficial to society, i.e. how it is civic capital, and what kinds of technological considerations must be made when making government data open. The document is intended to be read both by web managers, who may wish to skip the final Recommendations section, and by government web developers.

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Date added: 07/22/2010

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