Category Archives: Open formats

Liveblog: TACD IP: Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge

The next panel is on Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge. First is Anne-Catherine Lorrain of Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue. Interoperability should be a public principle. ISP liability: Pressure for filtering solutions (consumer surveillance). Government procurement should require open standards. … Continue reading

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Top U.S. health official calls for “interoperability”, decries “proprietary systems”

Reading the Washington Post today, I was shocked at one of the op-eds. Mike Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services — i.e., the highest-ranking health official in the United States and a member of President Bush’s cabinet — had … Continue reading

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Document Freedom Day, today

Today is Document Freedom Day. I have a packet of flyers to distribute, as well as stickers and T-shirts for supporters — plus a flag to fly (literally). This evening, I’ll go to locations around Orlando to distribute the flyers. … Continue reading

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