Courtesy of PBS and Bill Moyers, a refreshingly grown-up conversation with Jay Rosen and Glenn Greenwald about politics, the nati
On his first day in office, Barack Obama issued two memos on the subject of a transparency in US government, calling for greater openness of information across all federal agencies.
In a major declaration of principles upholding privacy and online speech rights against government intrusion, the Global Network Initiative, a group of human rights and public int
A government database of all phone and e-mail traffic in Britain is now being considered, according to British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith.
The denial finally ends, and the vindication of critics begins. Premier Election Solutions Inc.
The issue of legislative regulation of the massive and potentially intrusive personal data collected online by advertising companies -- as a means to more targeted ad placement, nominally -- is finall
A federal appeals court has overruled a lower court ruling that, if sustained, if allowed to stand, could have neutered popular copyleft licenses such as the GPL and Creative Commons licenses.
It's obvious that making government budgets transparent is in the interests of citizens on both sides of the alleged Red-Blue divide, as well as on both the state and federal levels, as well as
“It’s grass-roots technology in a top-down organization,” said Eric M.
In addition to open government and open citizens, our evolving social mores need to put pressure on business and corporate culture to be open with their products and their data, and with what customer
According to The New York Times, the US and the EU are nearing completion of precedent-breaking agreement allowing law enforce
Who owns your cellphone tracking data? Is it you, or is it companies like Sense Networks, Inrix, and Path Intelligence?
The E.U.'s competition commissioner, Neelie Kroes, delivered a strong recommendation that governmen
Eddie Codel interviews Jimmy Wales on the Transparent Federal Budget project. http://lotv.blip.tv/file/817057/
Silona interviews Joseph Smarr and Bob Blakely about the advantages and perils of OpenID, user trust, transparency, licenses and rights, open source