In Defense of Data
Data is one of the world's most valuable commodities, and every second companies are collecting lots of it. With so much information available, open data offers limitless opportunities to benefit the greater public. Figuring out how to license it effectively, however, has proved tricky. Steven Mortinger knows this particularly well: At IBM, he has been on the cutting edge of all things IP for decades. He discusses the current state of and potential futures for open data licensing in 2021 and beyond.