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First POST: Changing the Odds

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 27 2013

NSA and porn--you knew this conjunction was bound to happen; Internet freedom activists push Bitcoin as a blow for free speech and commerce; Washington insiders are hoping to update how the presidential debates integrate social media; and much, much more. Read More

DC Political Firms Launch Embarrassingly Silly Social Media Tool

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, July 24 2012

Most days, we here at techPresident take little more than a glance at the steady stream of PR pitches that flow into our in-boxes as most of them aren't all that interesting. But you never know; there's a lot of innovative people working at the intersection of tech and politics, so we read them all and follow up when appropriate. But today we got word of a new pitch that, perhaps deliberately, wasn't sent our way. Alas, a friend brought it to our attention, and now you too get to see just how silly some political consulting firms can get when they're trying to position themselves as go-to shops for digital savvy. Read More