This morning the Data Commons team released their newest tool: Checking Influence, a bookmarklet that lets online banking users gain insight on how the merchants with whom they do business are influencing our political system. We think it’s a great example of the future of influence disclosure — hopefully you’ll agree.
But I won’t prattle on about it any more here. The announcement blog post goes into more detail. I hope you’ll give that a read, and give the tool a try.