Saving Endangered Data From Ancient Rome To Trump's America
lkfitz's bookmarks 2017-04-21
"There is still hope for maintaining the digital sunlight. Rep. Derek Kilmer has recently proposed bipartisan legislation called the Open Government Data Act which would make government data open by default. It would also require that it be provided with open access in mind, "in an open format that does not impede use or reuse and that has standards maintained by a standards organization." Such policies would also cut the expenses associated with projects focused on data extraction, transformation and loading by making machine-readable big data the norm."