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Controlling the crowd? Government and citizen interaction on emergency-response platforms

Controlling the crowd? Government and citizen interaction on emergency-response platforms

| There is a great deal of interest in the use of crowdsourcing tools and practices in emergency situations. Gregory Asmolov‘s article Vertical Crowdsourcing in …

Does crowdsourcing citizen initiatives affect attitudes towards democracy?

Does crowdsourcing citizen initiatives affect attitudes towards democracy?

| Crowdsourcing legislation is an example of a democratic innovation that gives citizens a say in …

Do Finland’s digitally crowdsourced laws show a way to resolve democracy’s “legitimacy crisis”?

| There is much discussion about a perceived “legitimacy crisis” in democracy. In his article The Rise of the…

Crowdsourcing ideas as an emerging form of multistakeholder participation in Internet governance

| What are the linkages between multistakeholder governance and crowdsourcing? Both are new — trendy, if you will — approaches to…

Crowdsourcing for public policy and government

| If elections were invented today, they would probably be referred to as “crowdsourcing the government.” First coined in…

Political polarization on social media: do birds of a feather flock together on Twitter?

Political polarization on social media: do birds of a feather flock together on Twitter? | Is social media democratizing and empowering, or simply a new platform for tighter messaging and control? As social media usage widens and deepens across much of the world, its impacts…

Tracing our every move: Big data and multi-method research

Tracing our every move: Big data and multi-method research

| Every person who sends email, text messages, tweets, or simply surfs the Web leaves a…

How do the mass media affect levels of trust in government?

How do the mass media affect levels of trust in government?

| There is much evidence to suggest that the more complex aspects of the relationship between…

Don’t knock clickivism: it represents the political participation aspirations of the modern citizen

Don’t knock clickivism: it represents the political participation aspirations of the modern citizen

| We are surrounded by simple online participatory processes asking for our opinions through one-click online…

Does a market-approach to online privacy protection result in better protection for users?

Does a market-approach to online privacy protection result in better protection for users?

| While prior studies have focused on what's written in privacy policy statements, systematic attention…

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This blog investigates the relationship between the Internet and public policy. It covers work by the Oxford Internet Institute, and work published in its journal Policy & Internet (Wiley-Blackwell).

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