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Australian Bureau of Statistics Doesn't Like Direct Downloads of Census Data 136

Posted by Unknown Lamer
from the sort-of-open-data dept.
Bismillah writes "The ABS has released the census data for the country under a Creative Commons license, but instead of making it easy to get, they've put in Javascript to obfuscate file paths and more. All commented in the source code of course." At first glance, it's an attempt to get people to pay $250 for a DVD with the data instead.
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Australian Bureau of Statistics Doesn't Like Direct Downloads of Census Data

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