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Here’s how technology is changing the corruption game

Documents are seen at the national police archives, which houses more than 80 million pages of official police records, in Guatemala City October 21, 2011.Three historic cases are now being processed using material from the archive, which houses 80 million pages of official police paperwork stretching back to the 1800s, and hundreds of other prosecutions could follow. Picture taken October 21, 2011. To match GUATEMALA-ARCHIVES/  REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW) - GM1E8290JEY01

Digitizing paper-based systems is a major task. Image: REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

Carlos Santiso
Director for Digital Innovation in Government, Development Bank of Latin America
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