Posted by Rebekah Heacock on Mar 23, 2011
These listings are brief descriptions of projects we have not researched but that may be of interest to others in the technology for transparency field.
"This community aims to catch and punish the state employees who are using state purchases and calls for tender for their own personal gain."
"Community members search out expensive and short public calls for bids. Membership is open to all. A flagged call for bids is then monitored and evaluated by the site's experts. Should the experts uncover irregularities, they contact prosecutors to file a lawsuit. Several call for bids have been suspended because of the site's work. Lawyers are paid by donations made to the site. Three well-known blogger monitor the distribution of donations."
Description via Deutsche Welle