In the data age, a thriving marketplace relies on the rapid, unconstrained flow of information through the internet. But when companies try to control which data is public, they are restricting that flow and sabotaging the potential for economic growth.
Some believe companies should retain total control over “their” public data. But when Reuters reached out to me for a recent press inquiry, I strong disagreed. I am passionate about keeping public data public. It’s only fair to users and web partners, it’s pro-growth, and it’s aligned with the best aspects of today’s sharing economy. But ensuring this vision will require vigilance and commitment.
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