A project to put historical constituency data online runs into familiar problems with Ordnance Survey
Thursday February 22, 2007
A project to put historical election data online has run into a problem familiar to supporters of Technology Guardian’s Free Our Data campaign: Ordnance Survey’s copyright.
“Taxpayers would be amazed what is available within higher education, which is paid for by the general public but isn’t available to the general public.”
The Open Access “Taxpayer Argument” is also applicable when requesting “Remote access” to university databases for taxpayers in Germany, see (in German)