The Death of Open Government

Wadhwa, Vivek
August 2011
India Currents;Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p8
The article discusses the resignation of Vivek Kundra as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the U.S. and the impact of his resignation to the status of government initiatives in the country. It notes that Kundra encourages innovation with government-collected data through the Open Government Initiative and aims to set government data free through an Internet effort called Data.gov. It adds that the initiative is likely to suffer a predictable death following the resignation of Kundra.


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