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Re: Iceland: Where Citizens Govern via Facebook
Posted by: David Vranicar 2012-10-27 20:31:18
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Iceland recently drafted a new constitution, a noteworthy event for two reasons: first, because new constitutions aren't all that common and second, because citizens were invited to participate via social networking sites. While not Iceland's most pure example of crowdsourcing, the constitutional update made extensive use of public input. In fact, Iceland has responded to the current financial crisis -- which hit the small nation hard -- by inviting the public to take part in a number of initiatives to improve government.

Re: Iceland: Where Citizens Govern via Facebook
Posted by: Daniel2012 2012-10-27 20:44:56 In reply to: David Vranicar
I hope this will be the future of all humanity
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