Thursday, May 26, 2011

Is Open Gov Dying ?

Distressing news about Open Gov stalling in the UK and US.

"The United States initiative,, set off with similar goals to those outlined by George Osborne today, but has now hit a few roadbumps.

Last month, its funding was slashed as part of the budget settlement between the White House and the House of Representatives, and its very survival appears to be under threat.

Even worse, the traffic figures appear to show that the US government's data transparency sites have failed to attract much interest from citizens - although the data community loves them."

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