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Describe any technical standards with which agencies must comply.

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:19am

The policy does say the data must be published in machine readable formats but does not specify what that means. 

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Where is the data policy document hosted?

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:16am

The policy is hosted on the City Council minutes for December 2016

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Does the policy include language to protect itself from liabilities? Describe this language.

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:15am

The policy explicitly states that the information provided is only for information purposes and the City does not guarantee that is complete, accurate, or fit for any particular purpose. It also states that the City is not liable for faults in the Open Data or third party applications of it. 

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Describe any requirements for data licensing.

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:11am

All open data will be published "free re-use to ensure clarity of copyright without legal responsibility or liability for publishing such data."

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Summarize the main requirements that the data policy sets forth. Describe any time restrictions placed on these requirements.

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:10am

Prior to this policy, Oakland's data portal had already been launched. This policy requires: 

  • A City Administrator must present a regulations draft about the technical requirements of the data with 180 days. 
  • Within a year, a City Administrator must publish an inventory of Open Data and a plan to disseminate it. 
  • Within a year, all datasets on to the Open Data catalog.
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How does the policy address data privacy or security?

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:03am

The policy states the City Data must be consistent with the California Public Records Act and the Oakland Sunshire Oridinance in both the citizens right to information and privacy. 

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