How far are we ready to go?

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How far are we ready to go?

  1. 1. How far are we ready to go? IMMI & the global transparency movement @calixte FSCONS 2010 #gbgftw
  2. 2. “Given enough eyeballs…” The Nordics’ gift to democracy
  3. 3. Approaches to transparency • Top-down vs. Bottom-up – Promises & limits of open gov, open data, FOI, etc. – Anon, WL, WikiCong, Tor, i2p, etc. • The West vs. The REST – Issues with #netfreedom & #tech4transparency • The 3rd wave & IMMI – Basic set of principles that can be used as a benchmark – Parliaments & grassroots
  4. 4. The transparency shockwave • Brunner, Gibson, Stephenson & us. • Then came… – … the collapse – … a meeting in Iceland – … IMMI: “Iceland will become the inverse of a tax haven” • “Democratizing democracy” through freedom of information
  5. 5. 36 (+9) reasons not to open the data
  6. 6. The new cold war (us, uk, ca, au…)
  7. 7. Secrecy vs. Transparency • “Tax haven’s aim is to make everything opaque. Our aim it to make everything transparent.” (Birgitta Jónsdóttir ) • Norway: tax returns posted online • Sweden: Freedom of Information law • Finland: Broadband law • Iceland: IMMI
  8. 8. IMMI 2.0: International Modern Media Initiative • Italy, Scotland, South Africa, etc. • What about the Nordic countries? • My proposal: Dec. 2nd is already "Freedom of Information Day” in Finland & Sweden • Why not use that day to hold IMMI workshops in all Nordic countries? (with participation of network of like-minded organizations) • Dec.1 (Reykjavik) to Dec.27-30 (Berlin)
  9. 9. #WeAreInternets
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