Why shouldn’t a government release data?
The Sunlight Foundation, the Washington, D.C.-based good government group, reached out to government staffers to create a list of the 50 most common arguments they’ve heard against releasing data. They include staffing and manpower concerns (“We don’t have the people to do that”), privacy concerns and more.
In an effort to further the open data conversation, Sunlight wants to hear from you: have you experienced pushback around releasing data? How did you handle it? Leave comments here or email local AT sunlightfoundation.com
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