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Michael Peters

Michael works at the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany as a Data Analyst in the field of Open Government mostly focused on financial transparency. He holds a Masters in Public Economics and advocates for more transparent public finances. Additionally, he coordinates the civil society working group of the Open Government Partnership, which aims towards making the German government more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens.

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Germany Finally has an Open Data Law

On July 13, 2017 Germany’s first Open Data law came into effect, finally enabling free access to government data. The Open Data law is part of the change of the German E-Government law, which we translated here. While it is…