Friday, January 12, 2007

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.

More here.


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