Free Our Data: the blog

A Guardian Technology campaign for free public access to data about the UK and its citizens

…and APPSI comes out swinging

The government’s Advisory Panel on Public Sector Information has come out with a strong response to the OS consultation.

Headline points: look at the picture, not just at OS, resolve the “fundamental contradictions” in information policy and move towards a free data regime. “In particular, OS should not have any intellectual property rights in derived data.”

Oh, and sort out the “national scandal” of the lack of a comprehensive free address register.

There’s more here.

It’s a good read.

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