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Portrait of Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer, is the Partnerships and Communication Director for the Open Data Charter, a network of governments and organisations committed to achieving a world where data is used as a public good. Previously he was at Global Witness, where he led a global movement to challenge how the financial system facilitates corruption.

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How to defend openness when it’s under threat

  Tomorrow will be Open Data Day, but I want to take you back to August 2007. Barack Obama, a freshman senator fighting for his party’s presidential nomination, claimed that his administration would be the most transparent in history. “I've…

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