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GeorgeWBush.com closed to them durn foreigners

BY David Weinberger | Wednesday, October 27 2004

Bush's official campaign site seems to be rejecting visitors from outside North America. Read More

Voters Win In A Landslide; Apathy Demolished

BY Halley Suitt | Wednesday, October 27 2004

I don't want to put TOO Pollyanna-ish a spin on it, but you have to admit, we all know a lot more about democracy, registering to vote, the electoral college and even (gasp!) the actual issues at stake in this election ... Read More

Open-source voter file management

BY Christian Crumlish | Wednesday, October 27 2004

Advokit is an open-source grassroots-network voter-file campaign-management tool developed by veterans of the Dean primary campaign and available either as a hosted (ASP) service or as a stand-alone install. It offers ... Read More

Lessons of the Sinclair Battle

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, October 26 2004

Jon Stahl reflects on the victory of "a decentralized network of citizens and media activists [that] took on the 'old media' network of Sinclair Broadcasting" and draws some interesting lessons: Read More

It's a Spitball! It's a Filter!

BY Jed Miller | Tuesday, October 26 2004

E&P online edtor Jesse Oxfeld wrote a sensible analysis this week of a panel discussion called "Blog the Vote" sponsored by the Allentown Morning Call. Read More

Set your phrasers to stun

BY David Weinberger | Tuesday, October 26 2004

Carmeron Marlow of Overstated.com and Blogdex has created a tool that displays the relative frequency with which phrases are used on the candidates' stump speeches. Read More

Sarah McLachlan's $150,000

BY David Weinberger | Sunday, October 24 2004

Sitting semi-depressed in a motel room, each click of the dial ratcheting up my mopey forlorness, I came upon the World on Fire Sarah McLachlan music video. Read More

"Call It Democracy" Free Screening

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, October 22 2004

If you're in NYC on Tuesday night, check out Matt Kohn and Dan Efram's new film, "CALL IT DEMOCRACY." It's showing from 7-9pm, FREE, at the New School, Swayduck Auditorium, 65 Fifth Ave, between 13th and 14th Streets. Read More

Do you have a reputation?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, October 22 2004

One out of four American adults have rated a product, service or person using online reputation systems, according to this new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. And that's not counting the under ... Read More

More on Bush's "Bulge"

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, October 21 2004

Dan Gillmor makes a nice counter-intuitive point in his San Jose Mercury News column today. Read More