April 17, 2009

Maplight shines a light on politics & money

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Maplight: shining a light on politics and money from JD Lasica on Vimeo.

JD LasicaSean Tanner, research director of MAPLight.org, talks about how the organization provides transparency to the political donations system through widgets that tap into pubic information databases. We spoke at the NetSquared conference in San Jose, Calif., in May 2008, where MAPLight won top honors in 2007.

Maplight offers a number of widgets that you can customize.

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This post originally appeared at Socialmedia.biz.JD Lasica, founder and former editor of Socialbrite, is co-founder of Cruiseable. Contact JD or follow him on Twitter or Google Plus.

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