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What is Open Data?

Open data is information that is freely available & accessible, with no restrictions* imposed by copyright, patents or other control mechanisms.

* subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and/or share-alike. – more

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Apps for Europe is looking for the best open data apps

With 10 Business Lounges happening throughout Europe this year, Apps for Europe is trying to find the best open data applications and startups that Europe has to offer. Open Belgium invites all the Belgian developers, startups and companies that use open data as a recourse to join this competition. You have the chance to win […]

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Choose local open data with us

Open Belgium has been carefully planning the release of a Local Open Data Census, which is a benchmark, similar to the National Open Data Census, as a way to measure local Open Data efforts. The goal is to acknowledge Open Data efforts of Belgian local governments who already have a lot of datasets online and […]

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Your view on the Dutch 4.0 Creative Commons license translations.

In the end of 2013, Creative Commons released the latest version of their licenses: 4.0. These licenses are the result of an intensive public consultation that started in 2011. After the launch, Creative Commons Netherlands and Creative Commons Belgium started a translation to Dutch. Before these translations will be officially recognised, both parties are asking […]

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Raising data quality by opening up in the city of Ghent

If you build it, he will come ~ Field of dreams It is April 14th, 2011. In the city of Ghent a group of digital creatives gathers in a bar, to attend the third event in a series of 10 of GentM. This recurring event focuses on the digital trends that affect our daily life […]

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