January 26, 2012

How Far Should Openness Extend?

If you could open one of the following data sets tomorrow, which one would you open and why?
All non-classified government data
Census information
Government statistics
Geo data
Weather data
Public records
Data from publicly-funded research projects
Digitized books and media from public libraries

Selling the idea of open data seems straightforward. If taxpayers paid for it, a government should share it. But there have to be exceptions for National Security and privacy.

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