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Croatia's Data Transparency Revolutionary Marko Rakar

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, May 8 2010

Last night I had dinner in Vienna with Marko Rakar, the founder of and Croatia's leading political blogger. Less than a month ago, he was arrested and briefly detained by the police on suspicion of posting ... Read More

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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.