Four modes of open government. | Edgeryders

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The Wikileaks Model (‘We Open Governments’, said the banner), The Aid Transparency Model (Open Data movement), The Star-Tides model (Civil cooperation with government), The General Model: Open Government (publish everything the government does and knows, in convenient machine-readable formats, on the basis that it is being done on behalf of the public, the same public who paid for it, the public that has a right to know. This public is poorly served by inefficient, opaque government).