How far should openness extend? | Opensource.com
How far should openness extend?
If you could open one of the following data sets tomorrow, which one would you open and why?
Selling the idea of open data seems straightforward. If taxpayers paid for it, a government should share it. But there have to be exceptions for National Security and privacy.
What about when a government holds a copyright or a public university applies for a patent? If a healthy society needs an intellectual commons full of public data, what belongs in that commons?