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In preparation for the revamping of our Open Data Policy Guidelines, we reviewed all twenty-three of the current local (city, county and state) open data policies on the books since their debut in 2006. These “open data policies” ranged in ...Continue reading
- A group of the most conservative members of the house reached out to some of K street's ...
The eighth anniversary of India’s freedom of information law, the Right to Information Act (RTI), could become an important milestone in the country’s transparency agenda. The 2005 sunshine law has already made a tremendous impact on how Indian ...Continue reading
With our new municipal focus, we were curious: What does local campaign finance disclosure look like?Continue reading
- The government shutdown has officially pushed back the first round of requirements associated with President Obama's recent open data Executive Order. The requirements, now due November 30, include enterprise data inventories and public data listings.(Project Open ...
As President Barack Obama prepares to welcome the sometimes controversial Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the White House on Wednesday, U.S. officials are quietly preparing to release some $1.6 billion in aid for the south Asian nation ...Continue reading
- Bit Torrent site ISOHunt was forced to shut down last week as part of a conflict with the MPAA. Turns out they turned off the lights a few days early to avoid allowing their site from falling into ...
Over the summer, the Sunlight Foundation partnered with Azavea, a Philadelphia-based firm that specializes in mapping and geo-spatial analysis, to create location-based analyses of the federal campaign finance data we display on InfluenceExplorer.com. The partnership produced new and more ...Continue reading