Monday, March 09, 2009
Open Government Data project
Open Government Data Principles
Government data shall be considered open if they are made public in a way that complies with the principles below:
- 1. Complete
- All public data are made available. Public data are data that are not subject to valid privacy, security or privilege limitations.
- 2. Primary
- Data are collected at the source, with the finest possible level of granularity, not in aggregate or modified forms.
- 3. Timely
- Data are made available as quickly as necessary to preserve the value of the data.
- 4. Accessible
- Data are available to the widest range of users for the widest range of purposes.
- 5. Machine processable
- Data are reasonably structured to allow automated processing.
- 6. Non-discriminatory
- Data are available to anyone, with no requirement of registration.
- 7. Non-proprietary
- Data are available in a format over which no entity has exclusive control.
- 8. License-free
- Data are not subject to any copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret regulation. Reasonable privacy, security and privilege restrictions may be allowed.
Compliance must be reviewable.
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