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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: open-government.us, which aims to guide President-Elect Obama’s transition process to become an open and accessible process, open-government.us 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.

Read more at open-government.us.

Written by cdorobek

December 7, 2008 at 8:39 PM

Posted in Government 2.0

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