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By 2014, governments had opened more than 1 million datasets to the public.*

Open Data 500x500Millions of government data sets have been opened to the public, benefiting a bewildering diversity of community projects. The systems developed for open data programs also become platforms for documenting and rectifying corruption.

See: Data as the new currency


*”The GovLab Index: Open Data (Updated and Expanded),” The Gov Lab,


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