Teenager builds browser plugin to show you where politicians get their funding

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This is amazing – so cool to make the sources of funding for politicians so visible and transparent… and it just took a 16-year old to do it.

The murky world of lobby groups bankrolling politicians is garnering more attention, but is there a way to find out which representatives are in the pocket without a lot of tedious research? A 16-year-old programmer has developed a browser plugin to do just that.

Here is a link to the plugin for Chrome

Via: Engadget

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