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10Questions Update 10/29/07: Usage Surges!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, October 29 2007

Well, we've had quite a weekend, ever since we announced that the top question as of 10am today would be asked of Senator Barack Obama during this afternoon's live MySpace/MTV dialogue at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. ... Read More

10Questions Update 10/29/07: Usage Surges!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, October 29 2007

Well, we've had quite a weekend, ever since we announced that the top question as of 10am today would be asked of Senator Barack Obama during this afternoon's live MySpace/MTV dialogue at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/29/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, October 29 2007

More on the RedState ban on Ron Paul "shills"; Matt Stoller responds to Patrick Ruffini's analysis of newly-released Facebook data; as we suspected, media coverage of the election is more horerace-y than ever before; ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/29/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, October 29 2007

More on the RedState ban on Ron Paul "shills"; Matt Stoller responds to Patrick Ruffini's analysis of newly-released Facebook data; as we suspected, media coverage of the election is more horerace-y than ever before; ... Read More

Washington, Jefferson and Paul

BY | Monday, October 29 2007

October 29, 2007 The time and money needed to elect the best president since George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are quickly running out. The Time New Hampshire could hold its primary as early as December 11. Iowa is ... Read More

One Million Strong For Your Name Here

BY Fred Stutzman | Monday, October 29 2007

The New York Times reports on Stephen Colbert's Facebook Group "1,000,000 Strong For Stephen T Colbert." Like anything Colbert, one should be cautious when drawing serious inferences, but the report begs a few questions. ... Read More

Tech Guru Vince Stehle Launches LoremIpsum.com

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, October 27 2007

Veteran adviser to the nonprofit sector and technology guru Vince Stehle today announced his new venture, LoremIpsum.com. The site will provide filler content to web developers worldwide for free, and make money off the ... Read More

Radiohead Republicans

BY Patrick Ruffini | Friday, October 26 2007

There just aren't that many of them. But there are plenty more interested in the Bible, Country music, Sportscenter, watching 24, and playing Halo 3 on their Xbox. Meanwhile, liberals watch the Daily Show, love Radiohead ... Read More

10Questions Update 10/26/07

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, October 26 2007

In addition to today's news about our partnership with MySpace and MTV's Presidential Dialogue series, we can also report that the rate of additions to the 10Questions site has quickened somewhat, reaching 88 videos as ... Read More

The Most Comprehensive Anti-crime Legislation in Over a Decade

BY | Friday, October 26 2007

In the 1990s, our nation was facing a coast-to-coast crime wave. As a response, I authored the historic 1994 Crime Bill, which is credited by many as driving down crime rates to the lowest in a generation. Unfortunately, ... Read More

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In China, Local Governments Play Whac-a-Mole With Taxi Apps

It seems these days that car-hailing apps exist only to give cities grief. In New York, car sharing start-ups like Lyft ignore labor, safety insurance laws and in China, the situation is no different except in one regard: taxi hailing apps in China are proliferating at a faster rate than in the U.S. In China, however, the taxi system is very much in its infancy and local Chinese governments are struggling to control the proliferation of new apps that flout the law. GO

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The Uncertain Future of India's Plan to Biometrically Identify Everyone

Since its launch in 2010, people in India have raised a number of questions and concerns about the Aadhaar card —formally known as Unique Identification (UID)— citing its effects on privacy rights, potential security flaws, and failures in functionality. GO

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