BBC News: The digital activist taking politicians out of Madrid politics

BBC News: The digital activist taking politicians out of Madrid politics. “Once, he faced down major music industry giants over the file-sharing software he created. Now, Pablo Soto wants to use his digital knowhow to reshape democracy. He is in the left-wing coalition that beat traditional parties to take over Madrid’s council in 2015. Now, as Madrid’s head of open government, Mr Soto has launched a platform where citizens dictate policies to city hall and choose what to spend taxes on.”