Monday, September 21, 2009

Top ten announced for The Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics

The finalists of the 2009 global egovernment award, The Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics have been announced.

Courtesy of Victoria's eGovernment Resource Centre, the top 10 finalists are:
  1. The Democracy Center, represented by Jim Shultz, Executive Director (Bolivia)
  2. CLIME, Center for Liberty in the Middle East, represented by founder Eleana Gordon (USA)
  3. DiploFoundation, represented by founder Jovan Kurbalija (Malta)
  4. EUProfiler, represented by project manager Alexander Trechsel (Switzerland)
  5. Peter D. Greenberger, Team Manger “Elections and Issue Advocacy”, Google Inc. (USA)
  6. The Iranian protesters (Iran)
  7. Nazaha, the Arab web portal in the fight against corruption, represented by founder Ibrahim Fahmy (Egypt)
  8. Pollitika.com, represented by founder Marko Rakar (Croatia)
  9. Joe Rospars and Obama’s New Media Team (USA)
  10. Twitter (USA)

Of the Australian nominees, Senator Kate Lundy was ranked 13th and I was ranked 15th out of the final 26 shortlisted.

I'd like to thank everyone who voted for me or voted for Senator Lundy.

Next year I hope we see more Australians and Australian sites nominated for the award.

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