An initiative to highlight available public datasets in Sweden. It contains a commentable catalog of government datasets, their formats and usage restrictions. The percent figure on the start page indicates the share of datasets that are available with an open license and in at least one open format.
The goal is to highlight the benefits of open access to government data and explain how this is done in practice.
A second goal is to enable public access to the documents that constitute the government decision-making process. Users can browse government committee instructions that are linked to committees, departments, laws and European union legal acts, enabling citizens to monitor when committes are formed in a particular area. An API based on Google's GData protocol enables citizens to create custom feeds.
Visit this website at http://www.opengov.se/
Created by peterkz on 16th Sep 2009