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NZ Government Releases Draft Open Licensing Framework

The New Zealand government has released a draft framework that moves toward open access for non-copyright information and open licensing for copyright works.

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The Friday Forum – Open Access Issues

Last week's first Friday Forum provided an introduction to open access.  This week's examines several issues that grow out of the open access movement including open access to government data, open access to law, open access and development, as well as open access and science.  Given my column this week on how the House of Commons has sent takedown notices to YouTube to remove videos featuring committee hearings and the Auditor General's report on IP in the government, it is appropriate to start with the issue of open access to government data.  The leader in this field in Carl Malamud, who delivered an @Google talk on the issue in 2006.

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