Shane O'Neill

I am Shane O'Neill: Father, Fisherman, Founder of various digital businesses & corporate publisher

Now entering my Third Phase - balancing personal and professional activities at a less frenetic pace!

This blog is a referral site where I can store reflections, comment on my continuing professional interests, & record my developing personal experiences and activities.

It contains a private log in area for Family & Friends. 

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Professional

The law of unintended consequences

No one who has observed the public sector information space for a decade or more can fail to be excited by the present fervour and ferment of the Open Data movement.

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Professional

Google, Government & the Law

Advocates of Open Law have no more redoubtable champion than Carl Malamud the founder of publicresource.org – the California-based not for profit dedicated to work for the free publication of public sector legal information.

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Professional

Access v Re-use - a membrane fast dissolving

The news that a UK local authority has refused to release information  to a website on the grounds that automatic publication on the applicant’s website amounts to re-use poses an interesting challenge to existing legislation and assumptions (see story in Daily Telegraph)

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