Perhaps a wiki overlying a database of government information? This might allow federal goverment to federate information and enhance information sharing.
If I understand the proposal, each community would have a database of information it publishes. A second layer would allow collaboration where contextual information is added and "disparate strands of data" might be pulled together. And the wiki would facilitate the community members collaborating to add context that would maintain those semantic relationships within the data.
BBC contributor, Jo Twist, thinks 2005 was "The Year of the Digital Citizen" https://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4566712.stm. Victims providing live images of catastrophes. Will a media organization in 2020 simply fact checking and aggregating news and images citizens produce? Surely an inexpensive way to generate content. A billion unpaid stringers seems like a good business decision to me.
But pardon my skepticism. Political vlogs as mandatory? Citizens are eager to view political vlogs? Seems just hype to scare politicians into purchasing consulting services to create vlogs.
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