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Submissions/CleanApp: global wiki-based trash reporting app & map

From Wikimania 2013 • Hong Kong

After careful consideration, the programme committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2013 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.

Submission no.
Subject no.
Title of the submission
The legal foundations of CleanApp as a global wiki-based trash reporting app & map
Type of submission
Author of the submission
Boris Mamlyuk
Country of origin
University of Memphis, School of Law
E-mail address
Personal homepage or blog

Current open source mapping APIs already include comprehensive global municipal lines/polygons. A user generated layer for pairing a municipal jurisdiction with a responsible litter abatement agency within that jurisdiction is an extremely easy wiki project. Furthermore, volunteer groups can 'adopt' virtual polygons for tracking trash reporting within those polygons (http://activities.cleanuptheworld.org/). From this point, CleanApp users report items of trash that are geo-tagged and sent to the responsible international (Antarctic/Arctic/ocean-borne), federal, state, local, corporate, or volunteer groups responsible for litter abatement within the polygon. Wiki robustness is assured by litter reporting/abatement incentives for respective stakeholders.

Detailed proposal

available on www.cleanitapp.org

Analysis and Public Engagement
Length of presentation/talk
25 Minutes
Language of presentation/talk
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Probably not.
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PPT or Prezi
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