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Fighting Cybercrime or Stuck in the Wayback Machine?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, November 9 2007

Senators Pat Leahy, Arlen Specter, and Dick Durbin are co-sponsoring a new bill to help fight online identity theft, and yesterday they sent me an email about it. The message is great, the imagery, alas, is straight out ... Read More

Fighting Cybercrime or Stuck in the Wayback Machine?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, November 9 2007

Senators Pat Leahy, Arlen Specter, and Dick Durbin are co-sponsoring a new bill to help fight online identity theft, and yesterday they sent me an email about it. The message is great, the imagery, alas, is straight out ... Read More

Who's in for a 10 Questions meetup this Sunday afternoon?

BY Liza Sabater | Friday, November 9 2007

Would you like that video question served with a latte? The meet me this Sunday at Rapture Cafe in NYC for a fun afternoon of 10Questions. Read More

Grab a sandwich?

BY | Friday, November 9 2007

Dear Presidential, You're my secret weapon. All the other campaigns are busy talking about me. But with your support, I'm staying focused on what's important in this race. I never forget what we're working for when I'm ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary's Fact Hub: Own that Message!

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, November 9 2007

YearlyKos becomes Netroots Nation; a new widget gets out the women vote; a state-by-state study of voters' web habits reveals unsurprising results: IA and NH are the most tuned-in states; and Hillary Clinton launches a ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary's Fact Hub: Own that Message!

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, November 9 2007

YearlyKos becomes Netroots Nation; a new widget gets out the women vote; a state-by-state study of voters' web habits reveals unsurprising results: IA and NH are the most tuned-in states; and Hillary Clinton launches a ... Read More

Become a first-time contributor

BY | Friday, November 9 2007

The past week has been exciting for our campaign. We picked up our 12th endorsement from a state legislator in Iowa, we proposed a major policy change in our relationship with Pakistan, and our field program continues to ... Read More

This Week's Favorite Videos: The Politics of Gender-Bending

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, November 9 2007

Is it me, or are the citizen-filmmakers of the world getting behind? This week, only one citizen-created video — the George Bush gender bender clip — caused much of a stir. Most of the other notable vids were ... Read More

10Questions Update: John Edwards and Ron Paul... Who's Next?

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, November 8 2007

John Edwards and Ron Paul have now officially signed on to participate in 10Questions, and press releases sent out by us and the candidates are already starting to generate buzz. This is great news! We’re confident ... Read More

10Questions Update: John Edwards and Ron Paul... Who's Next?

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, November 8 2007

John Edwards and Ron Paul have now officially signed on to participate in 10Questions, and press releases sent out by us and the candidates are already starting to generate buzz. This is great news! We’re confident ... Read More

News Briefs

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Mark Pesce on "Hypercivility" at @CivicHall

A week ago, digital ethnologist Mark Pesce gave a talk here at Civic Hall on the topic of "Hypercivility." As you will see from watching the video, it's an extension of years of research and thinking he has done on the effects of hyperconnectivity on our world. Be forewarned, this is not an "easy" talk to watch or digest. While Pesce definitely has our social-media-powered "Age of Outrage" on his mind, he grounds his talk in a much more serious place: post-genocide Rwanda, which he recently visited. GO

First POST: Impossibles

The FCC vote; a proxy Democratic primary battle in Chicago; Gov Andrew Cuomo begins deleting all state employee emails more than 90 days old; men talking about women in tech; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Off the Books

Chicago's "black site"; The New York Times reports "little guys" like Tumblr and Reddit have won the fight for net neutrality but fails to mention Free Press or Demand Progress; Hillary Clinton fan products on Etsy to inspire campaign slogans?; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Challenges

How Silicon Valley donors are thinking about Hillary Clinton 2016; Yahoo's security chief locks horns with the head of the NSA; Instagram location data catches a Congressman with his hand in the till; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Bows

CitizenFour wins best doc; Ken Silverstein resigned from First Look Media and took to Facebook to vent; why we need more Congressional staffers; who profits from the net neutrality debate; banning PowerPoint presentations; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Sim Pickings

Using stolen encryption keys, the NSA and GCHQ can intercept and decrypt communications between billions of phones without notifying the service provider, foreign governments or users; get to know Sarah Harrison, the WikiLeaks editor who helped Snowden gain asylum in Russia; a profile of the Fight for the Future leaders; how the new wave of black community organizing is not hashtag activism; and much, much more. GO

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