From the press release (November 25, 2009): Results of the e-METI Idea Box
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) accepted public opinions on e-government programs from October 14 to November 14. To coincide with this, METI conducted a field trial to examine the possibility of an online opinion gathering system by setting up the “e-METI Idea Box” (hereinafter the “Idea Box”) at http://www.open-meti.go.jp. This was a website where anybody could visit to exchange information and opinions with other visitors.
Participation metrics (as per press release):
The original website was live at http://www.open-meti.go.jp/ but has meanwhile been replaced by the follow-up website referenced below.