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Labour MP Gets Her Name on the Map. Literally.

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 13 2010

Quirky little case in the United Kingdom, where Labour MP Tessa Jowell pops up on Google Maps, as if she were a geographical landmark of some sort. See for yourself. The Guardian's Charles Arthur is investigating.

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In Mexico, A Wiki Makes Corporate Secrets Public

Earlier this year the Latin American NGO Poder launched Quién Es Quién Wiki (Who's Who Wiki), a corporate transparency project more than two years in the making. The hope is that the platform will be the foundation for a citizen-led movement demanding transparency and accountability from businesses in Mexico. Data from Quién Es Quién Wiki is already helping community activists mobilize against foreign companies preparing to mine the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Puebla.