Märt Põder

Down and out in the wonderful republic of e-Narnia...
On cat pics, #cybercyber and everything inbetween.

February 1, 2019

Free and open information society

I ran for the Parliament in the list of Green Party because they agreed to include in their election platform the Pirate Party program of digital rights in information society. We drafted the program specially for Estonian Parliament elections 2019 and offered it to other political parties too. Although created for 2019 elections the program probably retains its actuality for next half a dozen years least.

September 27, 2016

Is Estonia afraid of Open Data?

Only days after Estonian Open Knowledge activists organized series of discussions about status and challenges of Open Data reforms in Estonia, where at the house of Chancellor of Justice of Estonia all interested parties were invited to participate in an open discussion, [1] an opportunity that none of the current government officials responsible for the digital issues decided to use, we find them preaching the success of Open Data reforms in Washington.