ODRL initiative

an open policy language for the digital commons

ODRL Version 2.0 Working Group


Welcome to the ODRL Version 2.0 Working Group. The objective of this WG is to develop an updated Core Model, Common Vocabulary, and numerous Encodings for version 2.0 of the ODRL policy expression language. The new version will address a broader community with a simplified approach to policy expression and extensible semantic vocabulaires.


Working Group Chairs:

          Susanne Guth Vodafone

          Renato Iannella Semantic Identity


This WG follows the ODRL Initiative Process & Procedures



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Specification Track Documents



  • ODRL V2.0 RDF Encoding

  • Specification



  • Draft Specification



  • Working Draft





Requirements Documents