Herdict goes to Budapest!

Jillian York gave a quick demo of Herdict, amongst other transparency tools, at Google and CEU’s Internet at Liberty conference this week. You can check out the video here:  http://bit.ly/cTnznn (Herdict demo starts at 16:40, but all the tools are worth a look!)

Google Visualizes Free Flow of Information with New Tool

Today, Google introduced a new tool that tries to visualize what Google calls ‘disruptions in the free flow of information’. Their new Traffic Transparency Report Tool provides information about traffic to its services around the world. The tool gives insight into the availability of Google services per country. For instance, the graph shows that there has been very little traffic [...]

Herdict Announces Investment from Omidyar Network

We are thrilled to announce that Herdict has received a $1.5M grant from the Omidyar Network.  Omidyar is a philanthropic foundation created by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam to improve people’s lives through “harnessing the power of markets”.  Stacy Donohue, Omidyar Network Director of Investments for Government Transparency, made the announcement during [...]