vTaiwan questions from wedemain.fr

  1. What was its impact on Taiwanese politics ? Is is widely used ?

  2. Are there any other governments interested in implementing those tools ?

  3. Do you think direct democracy is possible now, thanks to information technologies ?

  4. Are people ready to embrace this system or will it stay something used only by developers and activists ?

  1. It helped passing a 1 law, 8 regulations, and 7 more are in the works. It is reasonably well-known.

  2. Yes. Please refer to Nesta’s six case studies.

  3. Yes. It’s practical for certain policymaking areas and complements representative democracy well.

  4. vTaiwan is a multi-stakeholder collaboration platform with a consultative element, so for each case we engage primarily the stakeholders.