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Reviews Are In: John Shines in New Hampshire Debate!

BY | Sunday, January 6 2008

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A MESSAGE FROM JOHN EDWARDS '08 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dear Friend, John stood out in last night's ... Read More

What New Hampshire saw

BY | Sunday, January 6 2008

Richardson for President, Inc, ________________________ Dear Friend, I hope you watched the debate last night. Because New Hampshire voters sure did. And our post debate research shows that Bill Richardson changed a lot ... Read More

Social Networks: 1 Political Machine: 0 [Update]

BY Editors | Sunday, January 6 2008

The first U.S. presidential primary of 2008 is over and it was full of surprises. After the first inning, we have an unexpected lead, thanks to Mike Huckabee connecting to intact networks that had a long history ... Read More

Hillary's Conversation With Youth: Too Little, Too Late?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, January 6 2008

After sneering at the Facebook vote, the Clinton campaign has quietly unveiled a new effort to engage young voters directly in conversation online. Read More

New Hampshire, Iowa and Edwards

BY | Sunday, January 6 2008

New Hampshire, Iowa and Edwards Dear Supporter, For the record: 1. New Hampshire is the first state where we are aggressively campaigning. Due to the Party lockout in Iowa, we chose to focus on New Hampshire. 2. I am ... Read More

Thoughts on Last Night's Debates

BY Joshua Levy | Sunday, January 6 2008

In last night's back-to-back Republican and Democratic Facebook/ABC debates in New Hampshire, the stakes were high, the chairs were comfy, and Facebook was jammin’. Too bad the Facebook part did little to affect ... Read More

Rewrite History

BY | Sunday, January 6 2008

To view this email as a web page, go to the link below, or copy and paste it into your browser's address window. ... Read More

We're not the $100 million campaign

BY | Sunday, January 6 2008

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A MESSAGE FROM JOHN EDWARDS '08 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dear Friend, I'm the underdog in this race, ... Read More

A real Democrat keeps fighting

BY | Saturday, January 5 2008

A real Democrat keeps fighting Dear Kucinich Supporter, We want to keep you updated with everything that is happening with the ABC situation. As you know, they have excluded Dennis from tonight's debate. Read More

My take

BY | Saturday, January 5 2008

Richardson for President, Inc, ________________________ Dear Friend, Here's how I look at Iowa: We picked up a fair number of delegates and actually made a respectable showing-with nearly 20,000 people turning out to ... Read More

News Briefs

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First POST: Company

The global "Snowden effect" is huge; how many consumer-facing online services fail the user privacy test; the Dems' 2016 digital to-do list; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Mood Slime

The Sony email leak reveals the MPAA's campaign against Google; how Uber is lobbying in local markets; mapping the #MillionsMarchNYC; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Cloudy

What the Internet is not; new analysis of public opinion on net neutrality; how cloud backup apparently foiled a police coverup; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Records

Is the future of citizen journalism vigilantism?; one tech mogul's vocal support for CIA torture; a cri de couer from the founder of the Pirate Bay; and much, much more. GO

Web Index Sees Impact of Net Neutrality, Surveillance and Copyright Laws

Denmark, Finland, Norway, the United Kingdom and Sweden have come out on top of the Web Index, a ranking of the Web Foundation measuring the economic, social and political benefit that countries gain from the web. The United States is at number six. For the authors of the report accompanying the index, the results reflect how inequality has an impact on access to the web. "Nordic policy-makers have been quick to adopt and promote the free Internet - and open access to information - as a 21st century public good," the report states. " Others, as this year's findings show, need to move fast to catch up." The report attributes the Scandinavian countries' advantage to the countries' broader efforts to invest in public goods and establish a welfare and acting against " excess concentrations of wealth and power." With the lower inequality in those countries than in others, "the skills, means and freedoms to benefit from new technologies are widespread, which helps to explain why Scandinavian countries score highly on the political, social and economic impact of the Web GO

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