Monitoring elected officials' expenses, reducing corruption, providing cheaper medicine: "citizen geeks" think they can change people's lives in the poorest countries by using data stored on state servers. Here's how.
As governments and businesses around the world struggle to guarantee the safety of their citizens and employees, many are turning to private security companies (PSCs). In the English-speaking Caribbean, PSCs now employ more people than the police forces. However, regulating such firms remains inconsistent.