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Bribes and Prejudice: India’s crowdsourcing revolution

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… at every level of society: a real and unwelcome intrusion into daily life.

Backhanders in Bangalore

In India, like everywhere else, high-level corruption is what makes the headlines. In 2010 there were money-laundering ministers, a cricket boss wanted for tax fraud and top journalists in the pay of industrial tycoons. But while they make good copy (just try typing ‚Äúcorruption India‚ÄĚ into Google News), these guys are only the tip of the (very grubby) iceberg. Underneath is the …

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