Anti-corruption online monitoring systems in Brazil

Ricardo Matheus, Manuella Maia Ribeiro, Jose Carlos Vaz, Cesar de Souza

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Abstract

Since the development of electronic government, the main area using information and communication technologies in governments were financial control and tax payment. However, recently, this scenario has been changing and new forms of ICT have been used. One of this new form is the anti-corruption online monitoring systems. It is a new channel where all of information about governments is published on transparency portals and there is a complex system to receive inquires and charges, kind of ombudsman through the Internet. It was conducted an exploratory study of sub-national initiatives from Court of Accounts to find initiatives and a structured review of websites. The States Courts of Accounts are the entity responsible to control State Governments in Brazil. The final considerations reveals what are the limits and challenges of anti-corruption online monitoring systems have in terms of technological use, as web 2.0, social networks and others innovations perceived on the international literature review.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Pages 419-425
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4503-1200-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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