1. the re-use industry is THE most important middle-man between Government and citizen. No citizen has time, money and experience to aggregate hundreds of public databases, even not in his local vicinity in order to establish a NAVIGATION application for his car. Thats the job of Navteq or Garmin and citizen may use that convenient service.
2. Government faces three major types of customers: re-use industry; the business sector; citizen. – Web 2.0 supports primarily the communication to and with the citizen, but does not provide substantial benefit for the first two target groups. No one in the business sector has time allocated to read thousands of pages and to aggregate databases. Therefore, the re-use industry comes in.