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As a result of putting up posts on this topic I have compiled and added to the three posts in order to provide a discussion paper for people to use as they wish. It has been a bit of a journey.
This purpose of the paper is to explore the work of Wikileaks, the ideas of Julian Assange and identify the implications for the public service.
The impact of social media technologies, the changing expectations of citizens, as well as attempts to reform the…Continue
In my first post on the issues raised by the Wikileaks phenomenon I stated that,
"Taking all that into account it is not a long bow to draw to say that the public service needs to start to consider how it is going to operate in a much more open world. Yes, many would argue we have come a fair way. For example, with the declaration of open government. However, how open is open…Continue
To begin to understand the significance of Wikileaks for the public service we need to understand the dynamic at work. It is all to easy to fall into the trap of simply taking one side or the other - which pretty well sums of the behaviour of the institutional players so far.
And what better way to do that than look at some of what has been said.
“To radically shift regime behavior we must think clearly and boldly for if we have…Continue
Like many people I have been following the work of Wikileaks. In particular I've been doing a lot of research to get my head around the ideas of Julian Assange. You might like to check out Swedish Television's Jesper Huor and Bosse Lindquist rough-cut of the first in-depth documentary on WikiLeaks and the people behind it. WikiRebels: The Documentary | WikiLeaks & Julian Assange
In a lot of what…Continue