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Fwd: [sunlightlabs] Slovakian Data Catalog launch

From: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2010 11:12:19 -0400
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To: public-egov-ig <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Slovakia putting datasets online...


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From: Eric Mill <eric@sunlightfoundation.com>
Date: Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 11:05 AM
Subject: [sunlightlabs] Slovakian Data Catalog launch
To: sunlightlabs@googlegroups.com

One of the devs, Stefan Urbanek, on this new data catalog for Slovakia
called Datanest announced that it's officially "gone live" today:

Built on a general data catalog codebase called Datacamp:

Datanest is an unofficial data catalog, run by an NGO called Fair Play
Alliance.  It looks like it's got a lot of data, but two major
problems I see with it are:

* The Copyright and Terms pages are lorem impsum's still, and those
are important
* No bulk data access. You have to register to gain access to an API,
and then you have API access only, not bulk.

It's a good start, though it looks like they launched a bit early, and
the NGO in charge is exerting heavier control than I'd like to see.

-- Eric

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