Open Public Data: Then What?

In the Open Knowldege International Blog, Daniel Kaplan, Director of Fing (the Next-Generation Internet Foundation, France), explores three possible futures for Open Public Data, and suggests ways to ensure that we are moving in the best direction
(January 31, 2011)

« We tend to assume that the opening up of public data will only produce positive outcomes for individuals, for society and the economy. But the opposite may be true. We should start thinking further ahead on the possible consequences of releasing public data, and how we can make sure they are mostly positive. »

> Part 1: 3 scenarios for the future of Open Public Data

> Part 2: Maximizing potential and avoiding pitfalls

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The dark story of Open Public Data


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