Does environmental data want to be free?

James Murray
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Government-backed Digital Catapult hails imminent launch of Environmental Data Exchange as 'absolutely pivotal moment in the UK's drive to reduce its environmental impact'

Data, as the internet-age proverb goes, wants to be free. But does the same hold true of environmental data? And, if so, how free should it be? A major new government-backed initiative hailed as "an...

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