Citizen Intelligence Agency

Tracking politicians like bugs. Citizen Intelligence Agency is independent and non-partisan voluntary project.

Using Statistical Machine Intelligence and Learning Engine and Business Rules Management System to track politicians.

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Visualize political activity in Sweden, present key performance indicators and metadata for the actors on national level.


Still prototype, live demo running at https:/

Using open data from , and .

Currently the application displays data, metadata and charts for data related to Swedish parliament and government. Covering parliament members, committees, documents, ballots, decisions, ministries, government members and political parties.

Limited functionality proper navigation, descriptions,content, ui and styling are still not in place.


Plan to make it public some time after 2018.04, running Ubuntu 18.04, Postgresql 10.x, JDK10, Spring framework 5.x , Hibernate 6.x, Vaadin 8.x


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Reporting Security Issues

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Running docker image

Docker repository :

  1. docker run hack23/cia:2020.4.19 -p 28443:8443

  2. Access server at https://localhost:28443/cia/ , register new user to get admin access

Installing Debian/Ubuntu package

Currently only build a debian package, works with debian and ubuntu 14.04,16.04,16.10

  1. Installing database(postgres) and openjdk
$ sudo apt-get install openjdk-11-jdk postgresql-11 pgadmin3
  1. Installing Postgresql on Ubuntu
$ sudo apt-get install postgresql-11 postgresql-contrib postgresql-11-pgaudit
  1. Create empty database

Below description set the default username/password and database name used for development, recommend using custom credentials and update the configuration at /opt/cia/webapps/cia/WEB-INF/ to define your own username/password and database name.

$ sudo su - postgres
$ psql
postgres=# CREATE USER eris WITH password 'discord';
postgres=# CREATE DATABASE cia_dev;
postgres=# GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON DATABASE cia_dev to eris;
  1. Modify postgres setting, enable prepared transactions and extensions used pg_stat_statements, pgaudit, pgcrypto

Edit file "/etc/postgresql/11/main/postgresql.conf" set

max_prepared_transactions = 100
shared_preload_libraries = 'pg_stat_statements, pgaudit, pgcrypto'
pgaudit.log = ddl
pg_stat_statements.track = all
pg_stat_statements.max = 10000
  1. Modify postgres setting Edit file "/etc/postgresql/11/main/pg_hba.conf" add line
host all all ::1/128 md5
  1. Restart postgres
$ service postgresql restart
  1. Get cia debian package and
$ wget
  1. Install debian package
$ sudo dpkg -i cia-dist-deb-2020.4.19.deb
  1. Access the server at https://localhost:28443/cia/ .

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