A few weeks ago, the Attorney-General’s Department (AGD) used a guest post on this blog to seek feedback on draft public sector information(PSI) licensing guidelines for Australian Government agencies. The new guidelines will play an important role in helping agencies adopt open licences to encourage reuse of PSI.
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Helen Daniels is Assistant Secretary of the Business Law Branch of the Attorney-General’s Department (AGD).
Following the Australian Government’s response to the Government 2.0 Taskforce in May 2010, AGD and other agencies have undertaken a range of work to encourage greater open access to public sector information (PSI) owned or generated by Government agencies.
Last Friday, in response to both the Government 2.0 Taskforce recommendations and the Review of the Australian Government’s Use of Information and Communication Technology, the Attorney-General’s Department has released the amended Statement of Intellectual Property Principles for Australian Government Agencies.
This is a formal endorsement of the taskforce recommendation that agencies should license their Public Sector [...]