David Cabo

David Cabo (@dcabo) is the co-founder and Director of the Fundación Ciudadana Civio, which promotes active citizenship through information transparency and open data. Among his projects are the websites, for the visualisation of the official budgets of the public administrations, and –produced together with Access Info Europe – which makes it easier for citizens to exercise their right of access to information and was funded by over 150 people via the crowdfunding platform Goteo. He was one of the organisers of the Desafío AbreDatos (OpenData Challenge), has promoted the transparency initiative #adoptaundiputado (adopt-an-MP) to facilitate access to the assets statements of Spanish members of parliament and has developed the European transparency website together with Access Info and mySociety. He has also collaborated with other journalists on the extraction and analysis of public data (Looting the Seas, ICIJ).

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