Open data is data that can be freely used, re-used and redistributed by anyone – subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and share-alike.” – This is the official open data definition by the Open Knowledge Foundation.
The ICEDA team prepared an infographic with more information about the basic principles of open data and why they are so useful.
This visualization is part of the project Increasing Civic Engagement in the Digital Agenda – ICEDA, co-funded by the European Union.
This visualization was produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the ICEDA partners and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.