Best practices language for making open government data "license-free".
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Best Practices for Licensing Open Government Data

The public home of recommendations, example language, and best practices for the licensing of US government data.

Read the document at theunitedstates.io/licensing.

Feel free to suggest improvements!

You can also read some background on the document and why it exists.

Public domain

This document is dedicated to the public domain. As spelled out in CONTRIBUTING:

The project is in the public domain within the United States, and copyright and related rights in the work worldwide are waived through the CC0 1.0 Universal public domain dedication.

All contributions to this project will be released under the CC0 dedication. By submitting a pull request, you are agreeing to comply with this waiver of copyright interest.