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Re: data.gov.* memo

From: Acar, Suzanne <Suzanne.Acar@ic.fbi.gov>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 08:13:51 -0400
To: "'jonathan.gray@okfn.org'" <jonathan.gray@okfn.org>, "'josema@w3.org'" <josema@w3.org>
CC: "'public-egov-ig@w3.org'" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, "'John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gov.uk'" <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gov.uk>, "'kevinnovak@aia.org'" <kevinnovak@aia.org>
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US data.gov published a policy statement on the site.  Copyright statement was not needed because government data once released for sharing is public domain.


----- Original Message -----
From: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org <public-egov-ig-request@w3.org>
To: Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>
Cc: eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>; John Sheridan <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gov.uk>; Kevin Novak <kevinnovak@aia.org>
Sent: Tue Jun 16 03:58:13 2009
Subject: Re: data.gov.* memo

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 9:22 AM, Jose M. Alonso<josema@w3.org> wrote:
> We'd like to hear from you if this is the sort of deliverable you'd like the
> group to produce in year 2, what kind of audience it could help and also
> your thoughts about the content itself.

This sounds like a great idea!

I wonder if it would be appropriate to also stipulate that the
copyright status and terms and conditions of re-use should be made
explicit - so that it is clear what can (and/or can't) be done with
the material?

Jonathan Gray

Community Coordinator
The Open Knowledge Foundation

Received on Tuesday, 16 June 2009 12:19:03 UTC

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