New US open data policy

Am sure no-one missed the White House’s executive order on Open Data but have found a quick list of relevant links to be helpful:

From the White House

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/05/09/executive-order-making-open-and-machine-readable-new-default-government-

From Sunlight Foundation

http://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2013/05/09/open-data-executive-order-shows-path-forward/

From openthegovernment.org

http://www.openthegovernment.org/node/3975

From Personal Democracy Forum

http://techpresident.com/news/23860/president-obama-sets-government-default-open

The Guardian on comparing US and UK approaches to open data

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2013/may/10/us-open-data-uk-comparison

The actual memorandum is here

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/memoranda/2013/m-13-13.pdf

Todd Park’s blog on the White House site

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/05/09/landmark-steps-liberate-open-data

The data.gov blog that gives helpful background on related innovations going on

http://www.data.gov/blog/under-hood-open-data-engine

And the You Tube version! is here

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