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Posts Tagged ‘open data’

Urgent: Sign up for Treasury’s COINS seminar


As I’ve previously written, the COINS database is not just a very significant release of open data, it’s also quite hard to get your head round. With this in mind, Her Majesty’s Treasury is holding a seminar on July 2 2010, from 9.30am to 12.30pm for coders and others who want to understand more about […]

Version 1.0 of new open data license released


We talk a lot about the importance of open data on this site. Data can be classified as ‘open’, when every person can use it and have unrestricted access to it. Thanks to Michael Grimes, I was alerted about the release of the Open Data License (ODbL), a share-alike license for data and databases. This […]