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The Open Government Directive arrives

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After a long wait it’s finally arrived…and it’s comprehensive. Earlier today the Obama administration acted on a promise the president made on his first day in office — to make government agencies more transparent, participatory and collaborative.

The Directive is outlined below along with commentary from Beth Noveck, Aneesh Chopra and Vivek Kundra.

Open Government Directive

Aneesh Chopra and Vivek Kundra take questions on transparent government

Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra and Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra take questions on the new Open Government Directive and the move to a more transparent government.

Interview with Beth Noveck

Federal News Radio interview with Beth Noveck and Norm Eisen:

From Twitter

Check hashtag #ogd

@SunFoundation: “the best ideas don’t necessarily live within the four walls of Washington” #opengov #ogd

@SunFoundation: Important #ogd line: “Agencies shall respect the presumption of openness by publishing information online”

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