Government

Open source technologies, communities, and methodologies are playing an increasingly important role in international governments and policy-making.

EU digital policy moves into public comment phase

Although procedural, the information gleaned from the consultation will help shape any formal legislation or other actions and regulations that the...Read more

23 civic thought leaders to follow

A collection of some of the most influential people gathering and speaking at the Code for America Summit 2015 to follow on Twitter.Read more

Encryption back doors: Is there more to this debate?

As the the encryption access debate heats up in the United States and abroad, Mark Bohannon weighs the consequences of revisiting the Communications...Read more

Can the promise of open data be fully realized?

Are we on the cusp of seeing dramatic changes in the way governments operate by publishing and consuming open data? Mark Headd, Developer Evangelism...Read more

Croatian policy encourages open source adoption

Earlier this year, Croatian political party ORaH published a new policy that relies heavily on open source solutions, addresses the dangers off...Read more

Open data initiative to give true picture of election process

The Open Election Data Initiative wants to give access to election data for a true picture of an election process, including how candidates are...Read more

India adopts a comprehensive open source policy

Indian flag with text: open source
The Government of India (GOI) has adopted a comprehensive and supportive open source policy. It builds on their earlier efforts to adopt open...Read more

A call to policy makers: Open source is where innovation is happening

The impact of technology on society and the economy continues to excite and challenge government. Paul Brownell tells policy-makers the best place...Read more