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A selection of articles and blogs on digital publishing and public sector data issues 

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National Information Framework

The Advisory Panel on Public  Sector Information  has published its discussion  paper on A National Information Framework.

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Shane O'Neill appointed to Government's Local Public Data Panel

ELGIN Chairman Shane O'Neill has been appointed to the Government's Local Public Data Panel.

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Open Data - an alternative view

The launch of the Government’s latest Open Data white paper - Unleashing the Potential on 2 July marks a new and more mature phase in the battle to release Government information and change the culture of the public sector. 

The Building Trust section for example takes the sincerely held counter arguments which are protective of personal data security and deals with them fairly and respectfully without losing any of the energy and evangelism of the greater policy objectives.

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Open Data - the pursuit of Alchemy!

In mediaeval Europe in its darkest days, the pursuit of Alchemy was the dream of statesmen. Plus ca change!

The European Commission has announced its Open Data Strategy for Europe. Announcing the strategy Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes put forward proposals which “will turn government data into gold”!

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