[OSM-talk] Fwd: [CARTO-SoC] Re: Guardian article on data availability

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Thu Mar 16 13:48:30 GMT 2006



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    From: Graham Allsopp <G.Allsopp at Sheffield.ac.uk>
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 Subject: [CARTO-SoC] Re: Guardian article on data availability
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At 5:06 pm +0000 10/3/06, Steve Chilton wrote:
>Remember the discussion at SoC 2005 on Public Access to data?
>
>There is an article yesterday in the UK Guardian about data availability...

Charles Arthur and Michael Cross report back on the "avalanche of
responses" to their initial article in today's Guardian:
http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,,1731386,00.html

together with announcing a dedicated web site devoted to "Making
taxpayers' data available to them":
http://www.freeourdata.org.uk/


Graham
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