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Chopra Chats ExpertNet, Civic Participation

Late last year, federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra proclaimed 2011 “the year of civic participation.” Chopra made his comments at a forum marking the one-year anniversary of the Open Government Directive, where he also unveiled the latest civic engagement tool: ExpertNet, a government wiki, which aims to leverage citizen …

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Chopra Reflects on Year of Open Gov

2009, the first year of President Barack Obama’s tenure as chief executive, was all about building open government policies, federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra told Federal News Radio recently. 2010 was about actually implementing those policies, he added. And, in a segment for the radio station, Chopra said listeners …

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Chopra Touts Crowd-Sourced Secure Email for Health Records

Federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra said government’s role for the future of the Internet is to convene and facilitate technological innovation in partnership with the private sector. At a Brookings Institute forum on Internet policy, Chopra made his far-reaching pronouncements in response to a single, loaded question: What is …

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GSA Calls on Experts for New Civic Engagement Platform

The General Services Administration is ramping up a new project that will allow government policymakers to engage with the public. But it’s not your typical crowd-sourcing effort. The new effort, which GSA is seeking public comment on, is called ExpertNet, and it aims to foster collaboration between federal agencies and …

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