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Thanks for this! @alvtan: Cooler Insights: Insights from GovCamp Singapore: via @AddThis

Should one protect privacy but ban anonymity on the web? Are citizens able to "DIY" to form their own self helping communities? Do we have adequate access to data that can improve our lives? These are the sort of questions which arose from the recent GovCamp Singapore , organised by Microsoft with the support of various institutions like IDA, NUS and ISS. As I look back on the various sessions I've attended, here are some lessons I've learnt. Key Policy Issues Prof Jane Fountain proposed that in considering online engagement with citizens, governments around the world have to think about the following: 1) Allowing equitable and affordable access to information and services on the web 2) The readiness of civil service to embrace Gov 2.0 ideals 3) Encouraging citizen co-production of information and services 4) Levels of citizen engagement wanted and needed 5) Stimulating co...

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