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Hacks/Hackers inaugural Brussels gathering launches open data effort | Hacks/Hackers

A first meet-up of hackers and hacks (journalists) to discuss open data and work on moving open data in Belgium forward. Almost 50 people attended.

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Open Data Belgium Listing - Google Docs

This is a first attempt by Belgian hacks (journalists) and hackers to gather urls of interest for Open Data. Collection is kept in a Google doc. When starting something it is important to simply just start. Like building a list, so people can start exploring for more.

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Dades Obertes Gencat

This is the open government data catalogue by the Catalan government in Barcelona. Launched in November 2010.

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Open Data Euskadi

El portal de Apertura de Datos Públicos del Gobierno Vasco. This is the portal for open government data by the Basque government.

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MEPranking.eu, another light on the EP activity

A citizen initiative showing rankings for Members of the European Parliament, in the Catalan language. 

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Government, the data does not belong to you

Article in El Pais on the need for a Freedom of Information Act in Spain, and describing the value of open government data and the situation in the US and UK.

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Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza. Conjunto de datos

The local open government data catalogue for the Spanish city Zaragoza. 

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Axesor Servicios

Axesor works in the area of providing online commercial business and marketing information including information about businesses, financial, and judicial registrars, for which PSI is re-used.

Go to http://www.axesor.es/servicios/ingles/

iRail.be

Interesting case where a citizen made an application re-using data from the national railway system, and gets told off by the rail's lawyers.

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Rodalia.info

This mashup presents information on incidents and delays per line, for the public transport of Barcelona.

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