UK: Government Looks at Data Shake-Up
Via The BBC.
The way the government makes its vast amounts of data available to the public could be about to change.
It has decided to make access to a database of UK laws completely free for the public to access and re-use.
It marks a "sea-change" in the way government information becomes available to the public, a senior civil servant has told the BBC News website.
It is a victory for campaigners who think public sector information should be free for the public to use.