Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Wiki your local politicians

If you've ever wished there was a central place to commiserate with your community members about its leaders, policies, and services, according to TechnologyReview.com your wishes may be coming true.

513connect is a site with a mission to allow individuals to collect, share, and comment on information on all 513,000 elected U.S. officials, right down to your village councilor and sewer district board member.

The site is the effort of American Solutions, a national grass roots organization based in Washington DC.

According to the article, "American Solutions has high ambitions of developing the platform into a free, open-content encyclopedia analogous to Wikipedia."

Read the article here.





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