[okfn-advisory] Fwd: Open Data Research Fund opportunity

Carolina Rossini carolina.rossini at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 15:03:52 UTC 2014

We are delighted to announce that Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and
Microsoft will fund up to six projects (totaling $300,000) to explore the
civil rights, human rights, security and privacy issues that arise from
Open Data.  This research may help ground public policy discussions and
drive the development of a framework to avoid potential abuses of this data
while encouraging greater engagement and innovation. The papers flowing
from the RFP will be the focus of our spring 2015 Berkeley Journal for Law
& Technology Symposium.

The RFP is here: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/bcltopendata.htm

Feel free to circulate this broadly. The RFP is broad enough to encompass
thinkers from many different disciplines, including law, CS, economics, and

*Carolina Rossini *
*Vice President, International Policy*
*Public Knowledge*
*http://www.publicknowledge.org/ <http://www.publicknowledge.org/>*
+ 1 6176979389 | skype: carolrossini | @carolinarossini
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