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How to demonstrate that a document cited by law must be also open access?

The "Principle of Access to Information" (PAI) expressed in the legislation of many countries — usually countries with some "Access to Information Act" or freedom of information laws —, ...
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Creating audio fingerprint database

My company has created unique audio fingerprinting system that we use to detect music and advertisements on radio and TV (among other uses). So far, we are used to dodging all requests for database ...
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Cross-cutting U.S. Government data retention policies and rules?

I'm interested in learning more about USG data retention. I realize this is a complex question. I think it would be too lengthy and complex to examine this for each agency, but I would like to get a ...
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Petition for writs of certiorari to SCOTUS

I'm looking for the petitions used to ask the supreme court to hear a case -- they are called petitions for writ of certiorari -- there should be about 7000 new ones generated each SCOTUS season, ...
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Where can I find actual agricultural contracts?

I'm looking for real agricultural contracts, that is actual contracts between farmers and processors (preferably in North America). Any ideas? Generally I am thinking of contracts between farmers and ...
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Can I publish analysis of semi open data

If data is open for personal non commercial use, can I analyse that data and blog about it? I'm part of a community that uses Zend as its paltform. The API is open so I can read all the community ...
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OS platform porting are included in term 'Derivatives' in Creative Commons?

Taken this license for reference: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) (similar question) Quote: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium ...
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What are methods to create open text data from copyrighted texts?

Language data are either texts or spoken utterances. By default, any text is copyrighted. We have Open Data for relatively recent time periods, where text were written intentionally with an open ...
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GDPR regulated data in MIMIC databases

With the recent regulatory changes in the EU regulations knows as GDPR, the definition of "deidentified health care records" has significantly changed, at least for patients that are citizens of the ...
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Database of injuries of inmates while awaiting trial in jail

I am looking for a dataset listing injuries of inmates who were awaiting their trial in a jail. Injuries could be caused by anything, e.g. other inmates or neglects. Here are some fields I would be ...
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Redistribution ICPSR Data - Terms of Use

On the website (site), it says: Access Notes: These data are freely available. At data download page (download page), it has the term of use: Redistribution of Data You agree not to ...
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Where are civil fine amounts for vehicle traffic law violations documented?

We are interested in civil fine amounts for all vehicle traffic law violations for all states and jurisdictions. Does anyone know the website or open data portal that contains this information? It ...
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mimic iii: could a pretrained word2vec be made available?

Why reinvent the wheel? or would this be some sort of a breach since it would then be available to those who have not taken the ethics course?