It seems reasonable to suggest that no nation should cede its sovereignty to any private, commercial interest. Not without careful consideration and serious safeguards. It also seems reasonable to suggest that governments should interact with their constituents in an open, transparent manner, in both the media they use and the technologies used to convey their policies, laws, and debates.
Though reasonable, few governments actually do this. Well, Australia just took a big step toward ensuring that not only are its Parliamentary debates and proceedings free to the public in terms of cost, they are also free to the public in … Read more