I have been attending the 2012 International Open Government Data Conference. The big announcement at the conference is that the number of Open Government data sets in the IODGS Catalog has surpassed 1 million. Specifically: 1,022,787 datasets from 192 catalogs in 24 languages representing 43 countries and international organizations.

Interestingly, I was not able to get the actual dataset to verify that and certainly quantity does not compensate for quality as the above statement says. Keep reading →