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

Why Open States?

After the closure of Sunlight Labs, the Open States project is heading in a new direction.
Georgia state government earns national recognition for web accessibility

The state of Georgia was nationally recognized last month by the National Association of State CIOs...
An introduction to Mozilla's Secure Open Source Fund

The SOS Fund is a new effort at Mozilla to support security audits and remediation for open source...
Open data as a game

People like games, but don't really understand data. If you can map the data to a game, people can...
U.S. government seeks reduced use of custom software, releases new policy to 'free the code'

The release by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of the U.S. Federal Source Code Policy on...
Creating affordable solutions for small government groups with open source tools

Open source is often the heart of many civic technology solutions because using open source...
Govstrap.io enables rapid deployment of UK government websites

United Kingdom government websites can now be deployed within minutes by re-using the familiar...
Secure safe

David Wheeler is leading a new project, the CII Best Practices Badging project , which is part of...