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Group pushes for an “open government”

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In the past couple days, Lawrence Lessig has launched a new project:, which aims to guide President-Elect Obama’s transition process to become an open and accessible process, has set out three principles for start the transition in the right direction:

1. No Legal Barrier to Sharing (law (copyright law) should not block sharing);

2. No Technological Barrier to Sharing (code (limitations on downloads, for example) should not block sharing;

3. Free competition (no alliances should favor one commercial entity over another, or commercial over noncommercial entities).

They also have this video. See it here.


Written by cdorobek

December 7, 2008 at 8:39 PM

Posted in Government 2.0

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