dataopen.eu is a search engine for open data published by governments. dataopen.eu enables users to discover information "hidden" in open data by indexing the full contents of open data files. On the contrary, other open data portals search only metadata and not the actual open data files.
Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control. For more information read Wikipedia article on open data.
dataopen.eu gets its data from multiple European open data portals via their open Web APIs.
Yes, there is a simple REST API. Please check out the API documentation.
Yes, because dataopen.eu uses only open data which have no restrictions by definition. For more information, read the Wikipedia article on open data.
Dr Vangelis Banos owns and maintains dataopen.eu as a personal research project since 2015.
Please contact the creator and maintainer of dataopen.eu, Dr Vangelis Banos.