Greetings, everyone. Have you seen the new open letter from Larry Lessig, Ben Smith (Politico), Tim O'Reilly and others from Mozilla, Wikipedia, RedditMozilla, and the Sunlight Foundation regarding three principles for open government? Here's the slide show:
And here are the three principles:
1. No Legal Barrier to Sharing (law (copyright law) should not block sharing);
2. No Technological Barrier to Sharing (code (limitations on downloads, for example) should not block sharing;
3. Free competition (no alliances should favor one commercial entity over another, or commercial over noncommercial entities).
Also, here are a couple links to learn more:
GovLoop seems to be one of the primary forums where these kinds of issues may be discussed...so let's give these thought leaders our insight! What are your ideas and reactions based on your day-to-day lived experience?