Active battles

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Active battles

From solutions to fight injustice and oppression to initiatives that analyze ethical implications and regulatory challenges of the use of technology. There is a huge range of issues that need to be addressed in areas like democracy, social justice, civil liberties, and human rights. This section provides useful information for users and community members concerned about some of these problems. It lists platforms that inform how citizens can intervene in the development and implementation of auditing systems and tools to examine whether techniques like data analytics and blockchain can be used to social change.  This category also explores how organizations, networks, and communities are promoting civic engagement, education, innovation, digital inclusivity, and government transparency.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Civic tech legislation

Information on bills, legislative processes, regulatory requirements, acts and reports in areas like digitization, participation, civic engagement.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Regulation

Documents, platforms, and tools to understand about regulation and how governments are responding to constant problems. You can also find some resources provided to encourage people’s presence in governance.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Government tech capacity

IT-platforms made to help governments and organizations launch services and apps, customize city portals, and create websites.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Net Neutrality[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Government transparency

Governments have the responsibility to share information with citizens in a readily understandable way. Openness and accountability will help to strengthen democracies and guarantee trust. The process of demanding transparency should also include public participation and citizen engagement. These platforms were created with the goal of offering information on how governments are spending money or implementing policies and what are the best ways in which citizens could monitor these processes.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Computer-assisted gerrymandering

Educative resources to dive deep into the effects of gerrymandering and to understand how to ensure both fair redistricting and legal protections.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Algorithmic transparency

These projects open “black box” algorithms up to expert and/or public audit by sharing inputs, rules, and other components of how the system makes its decisions.

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Several governments have announced programs and strategies to offer free outdoor public wireless network. This category includes maps and databases of Wi-Fi hotspots in different cities.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]