The policy states the City Data must be consistent with the California Public Records Act and the Oakland Sunshire Oridinance in both the citizens right to information and privacy. Read more


All open data will be published "free re-use to ensure clarity of copyright without legal responsibility or liability for publishing such data."Read more

Oakland Open Data Bill

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Prior to this policy, Oakland's data portal had already been launched. This policy requires: 

  • A City Administrator must present a regulations draft about the technical requirements of
  • ...Read more


The policy explicitly states that the information provided is only for information purposes and the City does not guarantee that is complete, accurate, or fit for any particular purpose. It also...Read more

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