Electronic Governance and Electronic Democracy

Living and Working in the Wired World

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This book discusses: tools of electronic delivery of government services; modernizing government; E-citizen, E-business, E-government; applying knowledge management principles; becoming a wired nation; community access; lifelong learning; smart communities; cyberlaws and regulations; inter-agency co-ordination; electronic benefit transfer; web interactive network of government services; electronic democracy and the changing face of democracy; access, empowerment, governance in a wired world; advocacy on-line; tools; the lessons of experience. Includes case studies from Great Britain, Canada, USA, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.



Privacy as a human right: the wave of the future

Privacy is emerging as an important international issue. For those countries implementing new technologies for electronic governance eGovernance in general the electronic delivery of services (eGovernment), having data protection or privacy laws in place is important. It is also clear that the emergence of ever pervasive and intrusive technologies is representing a threat, not only to our privacy, but, our fundamental freedoms as citizens.


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