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Vancouver Councillor Proposes Open IT Standards

Jun 24, 2009, 19:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by gpgmag)

[ Thanks to Peter Wadeck for this link. ]

"The city is the first in Canada to pass such a motion, which will allow data to be more accessible to citizens, businesses and other jurisdictions while still respecting privacy and security concerns. The motion also recognizes the interconnections between data, standards and software, as open data is only useful if it is released in an open standard."

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