Open Data Policy Improves Democracy

  title={Open Data Policy Improves Democracy},
  author={Ian Kalin},
  journal={SAIS Review of International Affairs},
  pages={59 - 70}
  • Ian Kalin
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • SAIS Review of International Affairs
Global organizations are increasingly adopting technology lessons from the commercial sector—in particular, technology that facilitates “openness.” In a tangible sense, this openness could be misunderstood as a global increase in government-managed websites. In reality, governments all over the world are empowering people with greater access to public information while also helping citizens extract value from this data. The popularity of data liberation has been reflected in a portfolio of new… Expand

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