Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Finland's Internet Democracy

"The Open Ministry [Avoin Ministerio] is an official partner and has been involved in planning and preparing the initiative and campaign for the Equal Marriage Law initiative (in English read
The initiative rewrote the history of internet democracy as almost 3% of the whole voting population signed the initiative electronically on the very first day. The threshold of 50 000 supporters needed to pass the initiative to Parliament was met within 9 hours of launching the campaign and by midnight some 120 000 people had signed the initiative with their online bank codes or mobile phone."

You can read more about Finland's system here:

Thanks to Stephen for highlighting this: