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Technical Standards

The policy states the city should use machine-readable and open formats for the information it collects. It is also noted that departments should use non-proprietary, publicly available, and open...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

Technical Standards

All datasets must have the following metadata attached to it. 

  • Name of Department 
  • Name of Dataset Owner in the Department 
  • How often the data is updated
  • Data
  • ...Read more

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

San Jose Open Data Policy

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Oakland Open Data Bill

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