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Liveblogging the Open Government Directive's launch

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, December 7 2009

Yeah, folks, we're going there. The White House will be releasing their long-awaited Open Government Directive tomorrow at 11am EST, the plan to make government more transparent, participatory, and collaborative that was called for by President Obama on his first full day in office. It's a big day in this little corner of the universe, so we'll be celebrating the event with a live blog of the proceedings. Tune in to the live video feed of the event, and then stop by here to chat the whole thing over.

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

First POST: Mugs

No surprise here, but email list open rates are down; the real reason campaigns want to send you a free bumper sticker; Hillary Clinton wasn't alone in dodging inquiries from the House Oversight Committee about private email accounts; organizing opt-outs from high-stakes testing on Facebook; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Edges

Let the White House know what you think about the new homepage; why Democrats need a competitive primary to maintain their edge in political tech; California Highway Patrol reminded to not talk about how they track political protesters on social media; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Anomalies

Rallying uncommitted voters under a centrist umbrella; a defense of aggregation for a positive-sum Internet; UK says no to ban on killer robots; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: In It To Win It

Hillary Clinton's updated Twitter bio; lots of election data-porn, if you're into that kind of thing; the debate over digital keys and backdoors; protests by hologram; and much, much more. GO

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