Open Data White Paper links

The White Paper announcement and relaunch of on 28th June marked significant progress towards making open data the default for public sector information, with detailed policy commitments and a redesigned site. However, campaigners were disappointed by the continuing status quo of trading funds charging for core reference data.

Quick read: Guardian  Inside the Open Data white paper: what does it all mean?

An explicit developer engagement strategy is new and different. Good to see Emer Coleman’s experience with the London Data Store being brought into government.

Published  open data strategies for central government departments will embed the policy and encourage a sense of ownership within departments. Download departmental strategies

Public Data Group charges continue

New site 

Helpful introduction to the new from Antonio Acuña, including links for CKAN code

Cabinet Office announcement and download the Open Data White Paper  Unleashing the potential

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