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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.

2012: Open innovation for government

As we turn the calendar to the new year, we'd like to take a moment to reflect on what we've done...
Open thread: An open House of Representatives?

Today, the US House of Representatives is hosting a 2-day conference about how they can be more...
Solving the common standards problem in the open data space

Last year during my Open Government Data Camp keynote speech on The State of Open Data 2011 I...
Why SOPA and PIPA are bad for open source

The widespread internet blackout last week in protest at unbalanced legislation being rushed...
How far should openness extend?

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.
How far should openness extend?

Selling the idea of open data seems straightforward. If taxpayers paid for it, a government should...
Crowdsourcing the State of the Union

Mozilla partners with public media to empower citizen engagement in U.S. election coverage Tuesday'...
Ideas for your open government

Open Government Partnership is a global effort initialized by the government of United States to...