Privacy and Open Government

  title={Privacy and Open Government},
  author={Teresa Scassa},
  journal={Future Internet},
The public-oriented goals of the open government movement promise increased transparency and accountability of governments, enhanced citizen engagement and participation, improved service delivery, economic development and the stimulation of innovation. In part, these goals are to be achieved by making more and more government information public in reusable formats and under open licences. This paper identifies three broad privacy challenges raised by open government. The first is how to… CONTINUE READING
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