Links: Integrated eParticipation, CMS selection, security research

First of all, an extension of the eParticipate project which used Public-i‘s a webcast technology to provide an visual route to local government meetings:

They’re now integrating petitions and other participation tools – I’m hoping there will be plenty of RSS feeds to enable tracking of developments by interested third parties, an increasingly important area I’ve blogged about before.

On a kind of related note James Robertson, an Australian-based CMS consultant and regular contributor to the OpenCMS mailing list, has written up a couple of useful guides to the processes involved in finding the right CMS, and the right people to help you get the a working system:

Finally, this looks like one to watch for new ideas in the area of privacy and security:

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About Peter Cruickshank

Lecturer in the School of Computing and a member of the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. Interested in information systems, learning, politics, society, security and where they intersect. My attempts at rounding out my character include food, cinema, running, history and, together with my lovely wife, bringing up a cat and a couple of kids.
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