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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 friday >

First POST: Moneyballed

The Gates Foundation's new "global citizens" email database, and why it's a terrible idea; why young people like the NSA more than older people; using open data about NYC taxi drivers to ID Muslims; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Monkeying

Net neutrality proponents call foul on the GOP's plans; StandUnited.com seeks to be the right's Change.org; tons of civic tech news from mySociety, Chicago and Civic Hall in NYC; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Punch List

Obama's State of the Union and the Internet; how HealthCare.gov shares personal data with third-parties; Facebook says it will give users tools to tag false or hoax content in their News Feeds; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Goggles

More on the shifting net neutrality debate; how Ready for Hillary plans to share its digital assets; the family roots of Civic Hall; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Urgency

How Republicans are starting to embrace net neutrality; more predictions of the blockchain's impact on society; new "innovative communities" legislation in Massachusetts seeks to boost civic tech there; and much, much more. GO

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