Sunlight took a closer look at Canadian latest open government action plan and analyzed its commitments to provide the international community with some food for thought, and the Canadian government with a few recommendations for the future improvement and implementation of the plan.Continue reading
What can we learn from the G8 Open Data Charter Action Plan?
Although the G7 countries need to work harder to improve their national action plans on open data, the efforts made so far may be able to provide a useful lesson for the international community to learn from or to avoid.Continue reading
G8 Open Data Charter Action Plan: Open data by default, but you may have to pay
Although the G7 is moving towards "open data by default," they show hesitations and difficulties to guarantee their data will be free of charge. Here are our detailed analysis on the G8 Open Data Charter Action Plan.Continue reading
Policy Deep Dive: Local open data policy in Canada
Even though Canada has taken the most positive steps among the G7, there is still room for improvement for their municipal policies regarding what data should be public, how to make data public and how to implement policy.Continue reading