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Open thread: Is the US government more open and transparent?

Posted 23 Jun 2011 by 

Jason Hibbets (Red Hat)
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You may have seen the news about Vivek Kundra, the United States' first Chief Information Officer (CIO), announcing he will leave the post for a fellowship at Harvard University. But will he leave behind an open source legacy?

Here's an open thread for you to chime in on:

Do you think Vivek Kundra helped to promote open source and transparency as the federal CIO?

Tell us what you think and provide any examples to support your opinion.

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Just about everything promised was not delivered on, if anything its about the same as when the other Administration was in office. New boss, same as the old boss.

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Jason Hibbets is a senior community evangelist in Corporate Marketing at Red Hat where he is a community manager for He has been with Red Hat since 2003 and is the author of The foundation for an open source city. Prior roles include senior marketing specialist, project manager, Red Hat Knowledgebase maintainer, and support engineer. Follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets

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