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Posts Tagged ‘ordnance survey map’

SpeedData: Alex Burrows of Centro

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Alex Burrows is the head of strategy at Centro, the public transport authority for the West Midlands. He explained that Centro deals with enormous amounts of data, but has until now perhaps not been as aware of some of the interesting things that other people might be prepared to do with their data. I spoke […]

So how generous is Ordnance Survey OpenData?

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At the beginning of this month (apologies, we’re a bit late) the Government announced that much of the mapping data held by the Ordnance Survey would be released free to the public.

Open data campaign given high-five by PM

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Yesterday some significant ground was covered in the war to free up public data when the government announced it would move towards making Ordnance Survey maps freely available from April 2010. Gordon Brown signed up the www inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee in June earlier this year to help the UK government reach levels similar to […]