Open Access to Data is Critical in a Democracy

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Published date: August 25, 2021

Author: Heidi Tworek

Subject tag: Data Access

The first and most obvious lesson is that corporations are under no obligation to make their archives accessible, unless legislation compels them…Second, archives need infrastructures and financial backing to function…Third, researchers should have a say in what data matters….Fourth, we should think now about storage for future scholarship…Finally, we do not need to reinvent the wheel around data privacy.
[This entry was sourced with minor edits from the Carnegie Endowment’s Partnership for Countering Influence Operations and its baseline datasets initiative. You can find more information here: https://ceip.knack.com/pcio-baseline-datasets]