The promise of open-source intelligence
It is a welcome threat to governments with something to hide. In its beginnings, the great hope of the internet was that it would foster freedom and openness across the world. However, information has been used as a weapon. Could a new era of open-source intelligence offer a fresh wave of hope? The Economist explores how technology from dashboard cameras to satellites that can see across the electromagnetic spectrum could help create a civil society, strengthen law enforcement and humble powerful countries.
From The Economist