October 8, 2014

Open Definition 2.0

Version 2.0 of the Open Definition has been announced. The Open Definition seeks to define the meaning of "open" in the context of data, content, and more. "However, these benefits are at significant risk both from quality problems such as 'open-washing' (non-open data being passed off as open) and from fragmentation of the open data ecosystem due to incompatibility between the growing number of 'open' licenses. The Open Definition eliminates these risks and ensures we realize the full benefits of open by guaranteeing quality and preventing incompatibility."

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