Archives for March 9, 2006

Some of these links are to Nature, and they require subscriptions. Sorry. If its any consolation, I can’t read them fro home either – I have them stcked up in tabs and need to get rid of them… They’re from Nature 440, 2 March 2006, if you’re looking for the paper copy. This one: Alternative…

So says The Grauniad. Its talking about public access to publicly collected data in the UK. As near as I can determine, in the US most govt-collected data is in theory and in practice freely available to citizens. In the UK this is very definitely not true: the most obvious example is the Ordnance Survey,…