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Against the Spanish odds (the techie side)

dcabo
February 24, 2012
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Against the Spanish odds (the techie side)

dcabo

February 24, 2012
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  1. • Administrations love PDF files • Three layers of grants:

    European, Spanish, Regional • Different timespans in data • No Freedom of Information Law THE CHALLENGES
  2. ALAVETELI? WHAT? • Public “request and response” web • An

    archive of previous requests • Open source platform • Created from WhatDoTheyKnow.com • Similar to MuckRock.com
  3. CROWDFUNDING • Got the money! 150+ donors • ~40 volunteers:

    translation, moderation, data gathering... • Media coverage during the campaign • Builds a community • Goteo.org: crowdfunding for common good