open data

Defining Data

Open Data is defined as, "raw data generated or collected by government agencies made freely available for use by the public..."  Read more

Standards

The data in the Open Data Portal must:

  • Be able to be found by "commonly used Internet search applications" 
  • Machine readable and "platform independent" 
  • Free to the
  • ...Read more

Privacy

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

Requirements

Within 3 months of the effecitve date, each department must appoint a Data Coordinator

Within 6 months, each department must begin conducting reviews on their progress of putting data on the...Read more

Liabilities

The policy states that the City does not claim that the data is fit, complete, accurate, or timely for any particular purpose. The specifically say the are responsible for faults on the Open Data...Read more

Sunshine Week Legislation 2015

I am adding this legislation to contribute to the research of open data in California. 

This legislation was introduced Assemblymember Ting in 2015. Read more

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