The negative effects of open government data - investigating the dark side of open data

  title={The negative effects of open government data - investigating the dark side of open data},
  author={Anneke Zuiderwijk and Marijn Janssen},
Reports and research appears to assume that the benefits of open data dominate open data's negative consequences. Moreover, much of the existing research discusses benefits and disadvantages on a high level without providing much detailed insight in the underlying processes. Yet many governments are reluctant to open their data, as they are afraid of possible negative consequences of opening data. The objective of this policy paper is to better understand the aspects of the dark side of open… CONTINUE READING
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