Article: New York City Open Data: A Brief History

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New York City Open Data: A Brief History

When New York City leaders passed comprehensive open data legislation in 2012, they set a high bar for open information and government transparency. Not only would the city open its data: it would open it all. Yesterday, the Open Data Law turned five years old.

New York City’s open data team is celebrating with a suite of new announcements, including a new website, a new data literacy pilot, and the city’s inaugural Open Data Week.

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