michael gurstein on Wed, 6 Jul 2011 12:09:17 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Are the Open Data Warriors Fighting for Robin Hood or the Sheriff?: Some Reflections on OKCon 2011 and the Emerging Data Divide

Thanks Flick and David... 

Flick**your linking of the discussion to the Canadian Access to Information
law is very interesting and I think appropriate, and usefully shifts the
emphasis from the tech to the policy (where I think it should in large part

David**you very sardonically do the same thing but focussing with deep irony
on the corporation as the holder of information rather than government and
in the process make a strong and insightful critique of an over-reaching

There were also very many extremely insightful comments/critiques of the
post on the blog site http://wp.me/pJQl5-79 which I would commend to your

It is a measure I think, of the success of a blogpost if it elicits comments
which exceed the original in passion, knowledge and intelligence and this
one I think, succeeded in spades.



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