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Daily Digest: Obama Unveils His Tech Policy

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, November 15 2007

Barack Obama makes waves with a far-reaching tech policy: will other candidates follow suit?; anti-Giuliani and anti-Paul videos gain some traction; and a new game from John McCain is fun, or controversial, or both. We ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Unveils His Tech Policy

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, November 15 2007

Barack Obama makes waves with a far-reaching tech policy: will other candidates follow suit?; anti-Giuliani and anti-Paul videos gain some traction; and a new game from John McCain is fun, or controversial, or both. We ... Read More

Huckwatch Update: Traffic & Videos

BY Zephyr Teachout | Thursday, November 15 2007

Huckabee traffic is tied with Clinton traffic, and some thoughts on Huckabee supporter videos. Read More

YouTube: Rick Sanchez 11-14

BY | Wednesday, November 14 2007

http://TeamTancredo.org, Tom once again talks about his new shocking TV ad. Author: TeamTancredo Keywords: tancredo politics tv ad immigration Added: November 14, 2007 Read More

Radio Ads

BY | Wednesday, November 14 2007

November 14, 2007   Radio, even in the age of the Internet, remains a highly effective way to reach people.  But to be effective, radio ads must be played numerous times each day, for many days in a row -- and that ... Read More

YouTube: Tom on Tucker 11-14

BY | Wednesday, November 14 2007

http://TeamTancredo.org, Tom talks on Tucker. Author: TeamTancredo Keywords: Tancredo immigration Tucker Carlson Added: November 14, 2007 Read More

YouTube: Part 2 of MSNBC interview on 11-14

BY | Wednesday, November 14 2007

http://TeamTancredo.org, MSNBC interview with hostile interviewer. Author: TeamTancredo Keywords: Tancredo politics immigration Added: November 14, 2007 Read More

Barack Just Had to Tell Me This

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, November 14 2007

The plain text email wars are flaring up again! Barack Obama just wanted to add to an email thread started by campaign manager David Plouffe and Michelle Obama. Read More

10Questions Update: Last Day to Vote!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 14 2007

It's the last day of voting on 10Questions.com, and the big question is, will we make it over 100,000 votes? Read More

10Questions Update: Last Day to Vote!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 14 2007

It's the last day of voting on 10Questions.com, and the big question is, will we make it over 100,000 votes? Read More

News Briefs

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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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