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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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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's ...

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The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's open data law, with 135 datasets scheduled to be released this year, and almost 100 more to come in 2015. But as preparations are underway for City Council open data oversight hearings in the fall, what matters more to advocates than the absolute number of the datasets is their quality. GO

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