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Suggested change to Open Govt Dialogue's 'voting system'

The 'thumbs up/thumbs down' vote is helpful, as are the comment fields. However, some ideas don't really fall under the umbrella of "open goverment" -- some relate to the private sector, some speak to non-relevant legislation, some are vague suggestions, and others are simply rants. These clutter the forum and deter user participation. Rather than censor/remove these, or allow them to distort the statistics that reveal ...more »

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Campaign: New Tools and Technologies

Open Government Dialogue Allows Multiple Votes Per Individual

This note, "Please note: On Saturday morning, we made a small change to this site. Posting, commenting and voting on ideas now requires users to log in. This change was made in response to concerns that settings that allowed anonymous posting may also have allowed users to vote more than once on the same idea." while nice, doesn't get at the root of the problem. A given *individual* may still vote multiple times, all ...more »

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Campaign: Uncategorized

Open Government Dialogue Site Needs Rework

This site over the past few days shows the potential for abuse of any electronic forum. In my opinion, the site should be frozen, with only voting or commenting on posts allowed. Since the brainstorming session was supposed to have ended anyway... A new site should be developed that provides a lot more protection against spamming ideas over and over. There is a lot that one can do with the concept of electronic karma ...more »

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