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Friday, November 16, 2007

Obama wants greater access to environmental data

Barack Obama has released his technology platform.  It doesn't expressly call for open access to publicly-funded research, but it seems to presuppose it, at least in some forms in some fields:

Greater access to environmental data, for example, will help citizens learn about pollution in their communities, provide information about local conditions back to government and empower people to protect themselves.