Open Data = Open Government?

My attempt to track the ongoing debate...contributions, rants, and insight warmly welcomed.

Open Government is an essential part of Open Policymaking.

Hmm…is that the right order of things? (From the UK government’s consultations with civil society on the Open Government Partnership.)

HT Andrew E.

(Source: opengovernment.org.uk)

Amazingly brutal honesty here: “[In Russia] Open Government is not meant to aid dialogue between the authorities and the people. It provides for dialogue of a limited number of experts with the government.”