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Gibbs: No Can Tweet

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 24 2009

Robert Gibbs said on C-SPAN this morning that since he's on camera every day, "people have a decent sense of what I'm doing minus Twittering." Besides, said Gibbs, Twitter is blocked on White House computers. But not all White House computers shut out Twitter, as evidenced by the White House Twitter account. There's probably a good chance that the White House press secretary could get access if he asked nicely for it.

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In Mexico, A Wiki Makes Corporate Secrets Public

Earlier this year the Latin American NGO Poder launched Quién Es Quién Wiki (Who's Who Wiki), a corporate transparency project more than two years in the making. The hope is that the platform will be the foundation for a citizen-led movement demanding transparency and accountability from businesses in Mexico. Data from Quién Es Quién Wiki is already helping community activists mobilize against foreign companies preparing to mine the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Puebla.

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