Transparency healthcare costs goes to court

In the Netherlands, it is currently almost impossible to get as a patient, tax and insurance premium payer insights into the costs of health care. This while the vast majority of health care costs is reimbursed from public funds.

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Twitter cuts off Diplotwoops and Politwoops in all remaining 30 countries

This weekend, Open State Foundation was informed by Twitter that it suspended API access to Diplotwoops and all remaining Politwoops sites in 30 countries.

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Data inventarisatie 2

A close look at the government-wide data inventory

On the 10th of July we received the joyful news that the first government-wide data inventory was finished. A trajectory for which Open State has actively applied itself. According to the letter for the Dutch parliament a grand total of 548 datasets can now be found online.

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10 Challenges for Open Data

It has been six years since Tim Berners Lee called out for more raw data. A lot since then has happened, but critics often point out limited visible impacts and the lack of public awareness. So the question is, what is hindering the success of open data, and what are the real challenges that need [...]

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