Public records database
Andreea Bonea / 2015-11-01

We aim to create a database that contains public information from different sources that haven’t been interconnected yet. We’re talking for example about information from the Official Journal, National Integrity Agency, National Trade Register Office, and from a public database of mortgages and loans.

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It started as an (un)developed project during a hackathon in 2012 (see: http://omc.thesponge.eu/Entry_list)

Team leader:
Silviu Apostol (journalist)

Team members
Alexandru Topliceanu (coder)
Catalin Prisacariu (journalist)

It evolved now into an important part of what we call the Knowledge Exchange Platform (see full wiki: http://wiki.thesponge.eu/kep) and it is called the Open Data Container (http://wiki.thesponge.eu/data-container).

We are sill experimenting with bits of tech and data-sets during the last years (for instance see: https://hoover.grep.ro/ and https://github.com/mgax/aleph and https://github.com/mgax/hoover