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Daily Digest: 10/19/07

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, October 19 2007

Stephen Colbert gets a Facebook group; more data fun over at ronpaulgraphs.com; Barack Obama is the next participant in the MySpace/MTV Presidential Forum -- where are the Republicans?; Todd Zeigler on Obama's latest ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/19/07

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, October 19 2007

Stephen Colbert gets a Facebook group; more data fun over at ronpaulgraphs.com; Barack Obama is the next participant in the MySpace/MTV Presidential Forum -- where are the Republicans?; Todd Zeigler on Obama's latest ... Read More

Jott the Vote: A National Application Begging to Go Local?

BY Michael Connery | Friday, October 19 2007

Jott the Vote lets voters leave voice mail messages for their favorite (or despised) Presidential candidates. In a Presidential campaign, it's a novelty, but at the local level, Jott the Vote could be a leap forward in ... Read More

Three New Websites to Check Out

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, October 19 2007

Three new websites popped up in the last couple weeks: Straight2theCandidates, Connect2Elect and the Spartan Internet Political Performance (SIPP) Index. Straight2theCandidates is a citizen question aggregator that helps ... Read More

Our Favorite Online Videos

BY Editors | Friday, October 19 2007

In our weekly roundup of political online videos, John Edwards issues a New Hampshire challenge; a mashup of SNL and Mitt Romney produces interesting results; a look at what some think is the "best" Ron Paul video; Fred ... Read More

Something to Watch: Huckabee and Meetup

BY Zephyr Teachout | Friday, October 19 2007

Mike Huckabee has started using Meetup. It is an interesting test case for Meetup, and may allow us to learn something about the tool's impact on building community around Presidential campaigns. Read More

10Questions.com Update 10/19/07

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, October 19 2007

Here are the highlights of our second full day out in the world (October 18): More of our co-sponsors chimed in with posts, and we started getting some solid news stories about 10questions as well. (See below.) Over the ... Read More

10Questions.com Update 10/19/07

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, October 19 2007

Here are the highlights of our second full day out in the world (October 18): More of our co-sponsors chimed in with posts, and we started getting some solid news stories about 10questions as well. (See below.) Over the ... Read More

How to Raise $1.8M in 3 Days

BY Patrick Ruffini | Friday, October 19 2007

Republicans need to understand what's happening here. This $1.85 million fundraising haul (and counting) is the result of just three emails sent by the Obama campaign. It's more than Mike Huckabee raised last ... Read More

Fwd: Momentum

BY | Thursday, October 18 2007

Today, I sent a memo to the entire campaign staff that I wanted to share with you. We are seeing real momentum building for Joe Biden in this race. After you read it, consider making a contribution to the campaign today. ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed today >

First POST: Outgassing

How Beijing is throttling expressions of solidarity with the Hong Kong democracy protests; is the DCCC going overboard with its online fundraising tactics?; SumOfUs's innovative new engagement metric; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

With Vision of Internet Magna Carta, Web We Want Campaign Aims To Go Beyond Protest Mode

On Saturday, Tim Berners-Lee reiterated his call for an Internet Magna Carta to ensure the independence and openness of the World Wide Web and protection of user privacy. His remarks were part of the opening of the Web We Want Festival at the Southbank Centre in London, which the Web We Want campaign envisioned as only the start of a year long international process underlying his call to formulate concrete visions for the open web of the future, going beyond protests and the usual advocacy groups. GO

First POST: Lifestyles

Google's CEO on "work-life balance"; how CloudFlare just doubled the size of the encrypted web; Dems like Twitter; Reps like Pinterest; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Showdown

How demonstrators in Hong Kong are using mobile tech to route around government control; will the news penetrate mainland China?; dueling spin from Dems and Reps on which party's tech efforts will matter more in November; and much, much more. GO

friday >

Pirate MEP Crowdsources Internet Policy Questions For Designated EU Commissioners

While the Pirate Party within Germany was facing internal disputes over the last week, the German Pirate Party member in the European Parliament, Julia Reda, is seeking to make the European Commission appointment process more transparent by crowdsourcing questions for the designated Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society and the designated Vice President for the Digital Single Market. GO

First POST: Dogfood

What ethical social networking might look like; can the iPhone promise more privacy?; how Obama did on transparency; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Sucks

How the FCC can't communicate; tech is getting more political; Facebook might see a lawsuit for its mood manipulation experiment; and much, much more. GO

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