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this week in egov: Laws for Open Govt Data

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 16:45:27 -0400
To: public-egov-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <18311.1272314727@waldron>

On Wednesday, 28 April, 9am Boston / 2pm London [1], the W3C eGov
Interest Group will host a presentation of draft legislation in New York
State which would require "state agencies to make all public records,
with certain exceptions, available on a single ... web portal, without
any fees or license or registration requirements."  [2] Our presenter
will be Paul Curtis, from the office of Assembley Member Micah Kellner,
who introduced the legislation.  Following the discussion, we'll have an
open discussion of this and related topics.

IG member, feel free to edit this wiki page to fill in related links,
question, etc: 

To join for audio: +1.617.761.6200, + or +44.117.370.6152 
    Conference Code: 3468 ("EGOV") 
    More instructions: http://www.w3.org/2002/01/UsingZakim
    Please press "61#" to mute your line, "60#" to unmute.

To join for text chat:
    IRC: irc.w3.org:6665 channel #egov

This is one of our new seminar-style Interest Group meetings: it will be
open the public, and we'll start with the presentation, for up to an
hour.  Afterword, we'll switch to more of a business-meeting mode, with
our usual discussions about projects, planning, etc.  Members of the
public are welcome to stay and listen for that part.

        -- Sandro Hawke   (W3C staff contact)

[1] http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=4&day=14&year=2010&hour=9&min=0&sec=0&p1=43
[2] http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A10335&Summary=Y&Memo=Y&Text=Y
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