Call upon the ministry for an ambitious implementation of the PSI and Open Data Directive

Today, Open State Foundation sent a letter to the Ministry for the Interior supported by 16 other organisations that support an open and transparent government. In the letter we ask the ministry for an ambitious implementation of the PSI and Open Data Directive, which relates to how public sector information is to be shared and made transparent. 

We offer our expertise in the implementation period, and share three main points that the ministry should take into account when implementing the directive to Dutch law.  You can read the entire letter here (in Dutch)

  1. Make sure the High Value Datasets in articles 13, 14 and Annex I are broadly interpreted;
  2. Ensure clear guidelines for public institutions on how to approach personal data protection and open data;
  3. Ensure clarity in licenses for open data by recommending Creative Commons 0.

Supporting organisations:

  • Wilma Haan, Director Open State Foundation
  • Maarten Zeinstra, Chapter Lead Creative Commons Nederland
  • Joep Meindertsma, Director Argu.co
  • Ton Zijlstra, Boardmember Open Nederland
  • Guido Enthoven, Director Instituut Maatschappelijke Innovatie
  • Tino Wallaart & Myrthe Kusse, Wallaart & Kusse Public Affairs
  • Frank Verschoor, Partner @ The green Land
  • Matthijs Tetteroo, CEO Company.info
  • Edwin Huizing, Director HIVOS
  • Josien Pieterse, Director Netwerk Democratie
  • Marleen Stikker, Director Waag
  • Alexander Blom, Chairperson Internet Society Nederland
  • David Verheecke, Managing Director, Altares/Dun & Bradstreet
  • Rob Veneboer, COO Graydon
  • Nora van der Linden, Director Kennisland
  • Lotte Rooijendijk, Transparency International Nederland
  • Milo van der Linden, Chairperson, Stichting Code for NL
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