Germany brings Open Data into law

« Just before the end of 2016 the German Federal Ministry of Interior presented the first Open Data act. This act, which amends the E-Government Act, intends to make the publication of Open Government Data an ‘Open by default’ requirement for the German government. By including Open Data into the legislation, a legal basis for Open Data is provided, making it clearer for both data users and providers what has to be released. (…) »