Government-sponsored discussions about transparency
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- The Open House Project launched with Speaker Pelosi's endorsement, developing a transparency reform agenda for Congress.
- The Irish House of Parliament, the Oirechtas, held an involved "e-consultation" project on their broadcasting bill From their site: "The consulters, comprising of members of the Joint Committee of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources and the Office of the Houses of the Oireachtas e-Consultation Working Group, viewed the e-Consultation pilot as a significant departure from previous practice as it involved a dedicated website which allowed for the posting of submissions in a structured manner as well as a discussion forum and it constituted an attempt to communicate directly with the public on legislation and not just target traditional 'stakeholders'."
- British Power of Information report