Iceland tapped social media to help draft its new constitution

It makes sense. The European nation is the world leader in Internet penetration.

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They used hundreds of contributions from the Web—which they solicited on the government’s website and on social media sites—to construct the country’s new governing document. reports:

The new constitution went through 16 revisions, all of which were posted online for Icelanders to read and comment on. These drafts cover topics from Human Rights, Parliamentary Elections, Foreign Policy, and the role of the President.

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