Shouldn’t text be open data too? The search for an inclusive data definition - Sunlight Foundation Blog
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As our friends at the OpenGov Foundation know all too well, open access to the law is not a given in American cities: Many, if not most, of the city ordinances, executive orders, resolutions and other policy documents that govern our municipalities are not being proactively released online as open, structured, machine-readable data for anyone to access, download and reuse. We believe that open data policy can help address this problem, but we’re not seeing many real-world examples of this yet.