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Re: this week in egov: Laws for Open Govt Data

From: Philip Ashlock <phil@openplans.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 19:07:16 -0400
Message-ID: <4BD61CA4.4010206@openplans.org>
To: public-egov-ig@w3.org
I was going to contribute to the wiki page, but it looked like I had to 
request an account first. In any case, we've been cataloging most of the 
precedents for open government policies (particularly around open data) at:

http://wiki.openmuni.org/Main_Page#Open_Governance_Policies

Best,
Phil

Sandro Hawke wrote:
> 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: 
>     http://www.w3.org/egov/wiki/Open_Government_Laws
>
> To join for audio: +1.617.761.6200, +33.4.89.06.34.99 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
>     http://www.w3.org/Project/IRC/
>     http://www.mibbit.com/chat/#egov@irc.w3.org:6665
>
> 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
>
>   

-- 
Philip Ashlock
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