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Old 03-18-2013, 09:01 AM   #1
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LXer: Death Star petition inspires citizen collaboration


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In October, I used "We the People" as an example of how to get citizens engaged with government in an open manner. In November, those engaged citizens petitioned the government to consider building a Death Star. By January, enough signatures had been gathered to garner the administrationís consideration and, in my mind, a well authored response. The exercise may have been a geeky back and forth which you may see as a joke, but I feel any citizen engagement is good engagement. You may also think thatís the end of the story, however, someone who read my earlier post sent me a link to the Death Star Kickstarter page.

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