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The Europe roundup: Planning a better whistleblowing website

BY Antonella Napolitano | Saturday, February 26 2011

Planning a better whistleblowing website: a review of "Inside WikiLeaks" On O'Reilly Radar, Andy Oram reviews "Inside WikiLeaks", the newly released book by Daniel Domscheit-Berg, former member of the organization and ... Read More

The Europe roundup: Planning a better whistleblowing website

BY Antonella Napolitano | Saturday, February 26 2011

Planning a better whistleblowing website: a review of "Inside WikiLeaks" On O'Reilly Radar, Andy Oram reviews "Inside WikiLeaks", the newly released book by Daniel Domscheit-Berg, former member of the organization and ... Read More

The Europe roundup: Feel like buying a smart city?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, February 23 2011

Feel like buying a smart city? What does exactly mean "smartness" when it comes to cities? Gartner VP Andrea Di Maio tries to dig in: Vendors do associate almost exclusively “smartness” to the interoperability of ... Read More

The Europe roundup: Feel like buying a smart city?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, February 23 2011

Feel like buying a smart city? What does exactly mean "smartness" when it comes to cities? Gartner VP Andrea Di Maio tries to dig in: Vendors do associate almost exclusively “smartness” to the interoperability of ... Read More

The Europe roundup: Spaghetti Open Data: what's cooking

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, February 21 2011

Italy | Spaghetti Open Data: what's cooking Spaghetti Open Data is a repository of Italian open data created by a group of Italian bloggers and civil servants that decided to donate their time and expertise to the ... Read More

The Europe roundup: Tell the government what you want from the Public Data Corporation

BY Antonella Napolitano | Sunday, February 20 2011

UK | Tell the government what you want from the Public Data Corporation The Public Data Corporation will work with various government agencies and will pull together data, freeing it up for the public. The UK government ... Read More

The Europe roundup: What kind of week has it been - Egypt edition

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, February 14 2011

In today's roundup we are featuring a contribute by Polish journalist Michal Kolanko, who reports on a debate on a EU law and its application in Poland. If you want to contribute to the Europe roundup, just write us. ... Read More

The Europe roundup: A digital agenda for Italy

BY Antonella Napolitano | Friday, February 11 2011

Italy | A digital agenda for Italy In a pretty confused period of Italian politics, a group of innovators pushes the government to adopt a digital agenda: in ten days the petition has been signed by more than 12.000 ... Read More

The Europe roundup: '7 billion voices'

BY Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, February 9 2011

EU | '7 billion voices' Yesterday at the occasion of 'Safer Internet Day' Member of European Parliament Marietje Schaake launched the campaign '7 billion voices'. The campaign's objective is to raise awareness for the ... Read More

The Europe roundup: A mini-app to put energy in context

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, February 7 2011

EU | A mini-app to put energy in context The Open Knowledge Foundation has recently developed an app focused on energy, part of a project called Europe's Energy, a first step aiming to put energy consumption in context. ... Read More

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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

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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

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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

wednesday >

First POST: Wartime

A bizarre online marketing effort targets actress Emma Watson; why the news media needs to defend the privacy of its online readers; Chicago's playbook for civic user testing; and much, much more. GO

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