Government

Open source technologies, communities, and methodologies are playing an increasingly important role in international governments and policy-making. Learn more about open government.

Crowdsourcing the State of the Union

Crowdsourcing the State of the Union
Mozilla partners with public media to empower citizen engagement in U.S. election coverage Tuesday's State of the Union Address from U.S. President...Read more

Ideas for your open government

Ideas for your open government
Open Government Partnership is a global effort initialized by the government of United States to make worldwide governments better. To this date, 46...Read more

Calling all open government communities: Where do you start?

Calling all open government communities: Where do you start?
How does someone new to the open government movement know where to start? Where can they can get involved and align their interests and passions with...Read more

Did the SOPA blackout work? (And was it really a blackout?)

Did the SOPA blackout work? (And was it really a blackout?)
Yesterday I posted screenshots of 127 websites that “blacked out” to protest the SOPA and PIPA legislation before the US Congress. Another site I...Read more

January 18 captured: A SOPA blackout gallery

I'll be updating this post throughout the day with more images of sites that have joined the SOPA blackout. Leave a comment with any site you'd like...Read more

Honolulu looks to build new local tools and applications

Honolulu looks to build new local tools and applications
For a 24 hour period, on January 20-21, 2012, starting at 5 p.m., a mix of programmers and entrepreneurs--partnered with City and County of Honolulu...Read more

SOPA shelved, fight must turn to PIPA; Wikipedia will join blackout

Word of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)'s demise are flying across the web. But the fight isn't over, for two reasons:Read more

What makes a city open source?

What makes a city open source?
What qualities make a city open source? Is it technology, government policies, or businesses? No. It's the mindset of the people. It's the philosophy...Read more