Interesting article in PLoS Biology: PLoS Biology: The Open Knowledge Foundation: Open Data Means Better Science. It discusses many issues in open science especially as they relate to open data.
Some links from this paper are worth checking out
This article reminds me that I keep meaning to push for the development of a "Datawatch" system much like the "RetractionWatch" systems of Ivan Oransky. I have discussed this with Ivan but we have not yet gotten around to doing it ...