Berners-Lee: Govt can’t kill open data movement

Web founder responds to funding setback

By Oliver Garnham, PC Advisor (UK) |  Government, Tim Berners-Lee

"The government is maintaining its commitment to the linked data it has already published and to the very large amount which remains to be published," said Berners-Lee and Shadbolt this week in a joint statement.

"As we enter a phase of cutting back on many things, the linked open data movement is a crucial tool, for government, public and industry to get the most value from the important resources being opened up. During times of austerity, transparency is essential, and open data will play a crucial role."


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