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Government website error puts Irish citizens’ personal data at risk

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:03
31 Jul 2014Government website error puts Irish citizens’ personal data at riskIrish Government genealogy website www.irishgenealogy.ie has been strongly criticised for risking citizens’ personal data by having information...more infoThemes: Culture, Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: IrelandTags: personal data, genealogyVisits: 319 visits

Journalist slams the effectiveness of the UK Freedom of Information Act

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:45
31 Jul 2014Journalist slams the effectiveness of the UK Freedom of Information Act“Since the (FoI) Act was passed it has become increasingly useless”, writes Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk. ...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomTags: foia, Access to InformationVisits: 383 visits

Report: Enhancing discoverability of public health and epidemiology research data

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:39
30 Jul 2014Report: Enhancing discoverability of public health and epidemiology research dataA report has been published based on the work carried out as part of the research project “Enhancing Discoverability of Public Health and...more infoThemes: Health, Science and TechnologyCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open health data, open researchVisits: 502 visits

Devon Open Data Forum - August meet-up

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:51
27 Aug 2014Devon Open Data Forum - August meet-upOpen Data enthusiasts in Devon are invited to the latest regional meet up, being held in Exeter this August.   ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: devon, Open data, meetupVisits: 457 visits

Learn more about the Open Data Challenge Series

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:37
22 Aug 2014Learn more about the Open Data Challenge SeriesThe ODI Leeds will play host a special event this August, organised to give more information about the Open Data Challenge Series. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: United KingdomTags: odileeds, nesta, open data challengeVisits: 364 visits

German civic society organisations release joint opinion on the revision of PSI Re-Use Law

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:55
30 Jul 2014German civic society organisations release joint opinion on the revision of PSI Re-Use LawFour German civil society organisations have joined forces to publish a joint opinion on the revision of the country's Re-Use of Public Sector...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: Open data, PSI re-use, Civil SocietyVisits: 367 visits

Comparing the G7 countries' Open Data Action Plans

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:19
29 Jul 2014Comparing the G7 countries' Open Data Action PlansThe Sunlight Foundation manages a Google spreadsheet that analyses the real commitments made by each G7 (previously G8) member in their...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: France, Germany, Italy, UK, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: canada, Japan, USA, OGP, open data charterVisits: 631 visits

Introducing the DaPaaS project: a platform for easy open data publishing and re-use

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:50
29 Jul 2014Introducing the DaPaaS project: a platform for easy open data publishing and re-useThe Data and Platform as a Service (DaPaaS) project is a 24 month initiative that aims to deliver an environment where developers can both...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Linked dataVisits: 315 visits

Tourism authorities in Brittany unite to launch Open Data portal

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:30
29 Jul 2014Tourism authorities in Brittany unite to launch Open Data portalFour local committees in the French region of Brittany, each responsible for coordination and management of tourism databases, have decided to team...more infoThemes: TourismCountries: FranceTags: Open Data portalVisits: 379 visits

A linked data experiment based around the 2014 European Election coverage

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29
28 Jul 2014A linked data experiment based around the 2014 European Election coverageData journalist Basile Simon and developer Iain Collins from BBC News Labs have given an interesting insight into their experience of...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: BBC, data journalism, european election, open electoral data, Linked dataVisits: 544 visits

Campaign launched to make French public servants' declarations of interest truly reusable

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:33
28 Jul 2014Campaign launched to make French public servants' declarations of interest truly reusableThe French civic association Regards Citoyens is campaigning to transform recently published data relating to French Public servants' financial...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: FranceTags: Open data, declaration of interestVisits: 395 visits

World Bank gathers evidence of Open Data for economic growth

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:58
28 Jul 2014World Bank gathers evidence of Open Data for economic growthA new paper issued by the World Bank has examined the economic potential of Open Data. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: economic growth, Open data, McKinsey Global Institute, evidence, economic benefit, business innovationVisits: 413 visits

Statistics Netherlands launches Open Data Portal

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:36
25 Jul 2014Statistics Netherlands launches Open Data PortalThe new Open Data Portal of the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is now active – with over 3400 datasets already available. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: NetherlandsVisits: 553 visits

Brussels to host Digital Action Day 2014

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:30
29 Sep 2014Brussels to host Digital Action Day 2014The European Commission’s Digital Agenda initiative is organising a special one day event in Brussels this September, focusing on the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Health, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: BelgiumVisits: 561 visits

EC Guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documents

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:25
24 Jul 2014EC Guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documentsThe European Commission has today published their guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documents. ...more infoThemes: LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 667 visits

Calls to open up public transport in Istanbul

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:25
24 Jul 2014Calls to open up public transport in IstanbulCan the release of more open transport data help to decrease congestion in Istanbul? According to an article published by the sustainable cities...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: TurkeyTags: Open Transport DataVisits: 487 visits

Ireland national Open Data Portal launched

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:50
23 Jul 2014Ireland national Open Data Portal launchedThe Irish Government’s recent commitment to open data has continued with the release of 418 datasets on the country’s first dedicated Open Data...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: IrelandVisits: 615 visits

‘Algorithmic regulation' – could data be the death of politics?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:38
23 Jul 2014‘Algorithmic regulation' – could data be the death of politics?A recent essay published by Tim O'Reilly, an influential technology publisher & venture capitalist based in Silicon Valley, has sparked a debate...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 805 visits

Apps4Finland 2014 - Competition now open

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:09
22 Jul 2014Apps4Finland 2014 - Competition now openThe application process for the sixth annual Apps4Finland contest is now open, with participants invited to submit their ideas and...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: FinlandTags: apps4finland, apps, data visualisation, competitionVisits: 523 visits

Symposium on E-Government in North Rhine-Westphalia

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:49
28 Aug 2014Symposium on E-Government in North Rhine-WestphaliaE-Government in the federal state will be the focus of the upcoming Symposium on Public Administration in North Rhine-Westphalia, taking place in the...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: e-Government, north rhine westphalia, Germany, federal statesVisits: 350 visits