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Future Democracy ’09: how much transparency is too much?

By James Crabtree  

Brooke: campaigner of the year

Today, over at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, Prospect is co-sponsoring Future Democracy 2009, an annual conference bringing together enthusiasts for internet politics, government folks and NGO campaigners. They still have a few tickets, so if you fancy popping by, you should.

I’ll be speaking on a panel about the impact of transparency on government and parliament, in the aftermath of the MPs’ expenses backlash. Intimidatingly, I’ll be alongside FOI campaigner Heather Brooke,…

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