Ontario public salary disclosure 2016

The Sun is stronger then ever before in Ontario. Once again the Sunshine list is available on LandOfFree. The list of top earning public employees in 2016 has increased by seven percent compared to year before. The list includes over 120 thousand people who are paid more than $100K. There are over 18000 new people that have been added to the list.

Ontario Sunshine List for 2013

This winter, the sun is strong in Ontario. The provincial government just released the list of public sector employees who make more than $100,000. The list for 2013, popularity called ‘The Sunshine list’, is larger then ever despite pathetic efforts to balance the provincial books.

We have worked hard and have already added 2013 data to LandOfFree.com. There are over 96000 public servants who made over 100K in 2013. Compared to the previous year, this is increase of over 8000 people (11%).

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Ontario Sunshine List for 2011

Ontario has just released a list of public sector employees who make more than $100,000 a year. We have worked hard and have already added 2011 data to LandOfFree.com. There are over 70000 public servants who made over 100K in 2011. Compared to the previous year, this is increase of over 7000 people (10%). The highest paid person in 2011 was Ontario Power Generation CEO Tom Mitchell.

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US Patents database

After number of months of hard work, we have added the database of US patents, inventors, representatives, assignees, attorneys and examiners to uspatents.LandOfFree.com. We allow visitors to rate patents and inventors/organizations using six criteria.

The database contains patents registered in US after 1970. In total there are over 4 million patents and over 3 million people/organizations. The data is publicly available at Google patents beta.

Processing this dataset has been a challenging task. The raw data comes in a variety of formats that have to be parsed. The amount of data when unpacked is over 2 Terabytes. Once processed, some interesting quick numbers* can be immediately noticed:

  • Number of Inventors: 2,661,498
  • Number of Representatives: 37,538
  • Number of Assignees: 34,139
  • Number of Corporate Assignees: 395,044
  • Number of Attorneys: 38,466
  • Number of Law Firms: 25,792
  • Number of Examiners: 61,961

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