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OECD Recommendation on Public Sector Information (PSI)


The OECD Working Party on the Information Economy has undertaken extensive work analysing and providing policy principles for the development and use of public sector information (PSI). This information ranges from weather and map information generated by governments through to public sector broadcasting archives,  museums and art repositories held by governments. 


The OECD Recommendation on public sector information provides policy guidelines designed to improve access and increase use of public sector information through greater transparency, enhanced competition and more competitive pricing. This was adopted by the OECD Council on 30 April 2008. The Recommendation will be reviewed every three years from adoption to foster enhanced access and more effective use of public sector information.


Work supporting development of this Recommendation includes:


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