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A curated list of digital tools that can or already enables engagement, participation or enhances the relationship between the people and government by enhancing citizen communications and public decision, improving government delivery of service, and infrastructure.

This article was originally published by AccessNow Transparency reporting is one of the strongest ways for technology companies to disclose threats to user privacy and free expression. Such reports help users understand a company’s policies and safeguards against government...
AlgorithmWatch, a non-profit research and advocacy organisation committed to evaluating and shedding light on algorithmic decision-making processes that have a social relevance, meaning they are used either to predict or prescribe human action or to make decisions automatically, has...
Tactical Tech - a group I have had an on/off one sided relationship with since my time at CIVICUS, where amongst other things I led an initiative to help non-profits adopt appropriate technologies An effort that culminated in...

Budgit

Budgit uses creative technology to simplify public information, stimulating a community of active citizens and enabling their right to demand accountability, institutional reforms, efficient service delivery and equitable society. Founded in 2011, BudgIT applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with...