MIT project lets citizens 'Google' feds

Monday, 7 July 2003, 4:01 PM EST

On Friday, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab debuted a Web site called "Government Information Awareness," that aspires to be far more than just another, dime-a-dozen assemblage of government documents and resources.

Instead, GIA hopes to create a self-sustaining community where, as occurs with popular Web sites eBay and Google, the users keep it running and credible.

Its creators at Media Lab -- a research center whose eclectic projects bridge technology, the arts and media -- view the project as a way to pool the wisdom of government watchdogs and counter new government technologies that are consolidating information about citizens.

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