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Create a Virtual Panopticon to Cut Wasteful Government Spending

April 17, 2012
| Blogs & Op-eds

Recent scandals involving the use of federal funds reveal how helpful technology could be in averting these severe situations. While it should not be a replacement for the good work of the inspector generals at government agencies, who may be more adept at spotting problems and failures to adhere to regulations, using technology may increase transparency and accountability and help ensure that federal funds are used more appropriately.