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The Sunlight Foundation submitted the following public comment on FAA docket FAA-2013-0392, in response to the FAA's Proposed Open Data Policy.


The Sunlight Foundation welcomes the opportunity to comment on the FAA's proposed Data and Information Distribution Policy. The Sunlight Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution dedicated to increasing government openness and transparency through the power of the Internet.

We are concerned that, as written, some aspects of the proposed policy may hinder public access to important FAA data, as well as potentially conflict with President Obama’s recent Executive Order, which st

MRumsey / Sunlight Comments for 9-26-2014 Data Transparency Town Hall
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Text of comments presented by Sunlight Foundation Policy Associate Matt Rumsey at a "Data Transparency Town Hall" held by the Department of Treasury on 9/26/2014.
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Good afternoon,
I would like to start today by thanking the Department of Treasury for hosting this event and taking the opportunity to seek public comment on the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act. I would also like to acknowledge the Office of Management and budget for making similar efforts to reach out to interested stakeholders in recent weeks.
My name is Matt Rumsey and I am a policy associate at the Sunlight Foundation.
The Sunlight Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that harnesses the power of technology to fight for a more more open, accountable, and effective government.
MRumsey / Trans-Pacific Partnership Transparency
Last active Dec 28, 2015
A coalition of 30 civil society organizations and individuals signed this letter urging world leaders to conduct the Trans-Pacific Partnership and any future international trade negotiations in a transparent manner.
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