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Rethinking our approach to open-source data

Featured in openforum.com.au this article by Melissa Liberatore discusses the importance of protecting and ensuring usability of open-source data and how Australia needs to take advantage of new technologies as they emerge and re-frame its approach to the security and preservation of open-source data.

"Open-source data is built on the foundation of long-term useability, authenticity and reliability. Its public nature means that it can be accessible anywhere with an internet connection.

Yet when we talk about the government data that needs to be protected for national security reasons, classified information—related to defence and intelligence services—often takes precedence. But what about the protection of unclassified, open-source government data?" Read the full article here