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Can Silicon Valley’s Autocrats Save Democracy?

In late February, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg published an essay that laid out the social network’s vision for the coming years.

The 5,700-word document, immediately dubbed a “ 1,486 more words



Big data’s power is terrifying. That could be good news for democracy
BY George Monbiot

Has a digital coup begun? Is big data being used, in the US and the UK, to create personalised political advertising, to bypass our rational minds and alter the way we vote? 967 more words

Computers And Internet

Helping parliaments get closer to the people they represent

The Democratic Society

“The internet has given us the opportunity for a genuine paradigm shift towards the ‘open parliament’ “

“The successful digital parliament must reflect the world around it.   21 more words

Reimagine elections: Enabling a democracy that works for everyone

As we move towards building “a democracy that works for everyone”, we cannot afford to overlook the fact that our method of voting is an analogue one. 2,085 more words

Digital Democracy

Digital Democracy Helps Watchdog State Government

A new search engine called Digital Democracy can comb through videos, transcripts, and records of what goes on in America’s statehouses.

Julie Griffiths, the executive director of the the nonprofit Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, wanted to keep tabs on California’s American Disabilities Act compliance laws. 83 more words

Government Transparency

Write-up: Hitting refresh on the Digital Democracy Commission

By Ben Pearson.

On the 26th January 2017, the Institute for Digital Democracy (IDD) launched it’s most recent report, Democracy 2.0, in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House. 792 more words

Digital Democracy

Facebook and fact-checkers can't defeat fake news, only education can

Fake news, cyber-trolls, echo chamber. We’re in a new era. An era where digital technology has a tangible impact on our lives and in our politics. 766 more words

Digital Democracy