Some highlights of OKFI’s accomplishments.
Between 2012 and 2018, OKFI has been busy. Here are some highlights of what we have created:
MyData has become the de facto standard for activities around personal data and its use. OKFI started the annual MyData conferences and in the fall of 2018, coordinated the creation of MyData Global ry, the first ever global NGO based in Finland and Finnish law.
Online courses for open data
Freedom of information service: tietopyynto.fi
We created and keep hosting tietopyynto.fi, which anyone can use to send data requests based on the Freedom of Information Act to any public official in Finland.
Finnish standard on open licenses
Finnish public sector institutes are guided by a set of official recommendations. Our representatives were involved in the working group that created JHS 189, The license for using open data in 2014. This recommendation posits Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 and Creative Commons Zero as the two licenses to use when Finnish public sector publishes open datasets.