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The Europe roundup: iPhone apps or no iPhone apps? That is the question...

BY Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, July 14 2010

UK | iPhone apps or no iPhone apps? That is the question... A couple of weeks ago the British government started reviewing its 820 websites as part of a bigger plan of efficiency in the Public Administration. As it ... Read More

The Europe roundup: Social media going local... on a European level?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, July 12 2010

EU | Social media going local... on a European level? It may sound strange but it is how they may be used, according to Antonia Mochan, Head of Media of The European Commission Representation in the UK. In a long ... Read More

The Europe roundup: A public consultation on net neutrality

BY Antonella Napolitano | Friday, July 9 2010

EU | EU Commission launches public consultation on net neutrality The debate on net neutrality has grown in intensity over recent months – we will respond with a Commission communication after hearing your ... Read More

The Europe roundup: Digital engagement, where art thou?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, July 7 2010

UK | Digital engagement, where art thou? I don’t like the phrase ‘Government 2.0′ much, so the something bigger hopefully isn’t that. I quite like ‘Open Government’, and digital engagement is part of that, ... Read More

The Europe roundup: The open spending data that isn't

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, July 5 2010

UK |  The open spending data that isn't Some weeks ago the government coalition made an announcement aimed at improving local gov: councils would have to publish all spending over £500 by January next year. This ... Read More

The Europe roundup: "...and free us from unnecessary laws"

BY Antonella Napolitano | Friday, July 2 2010

UK | "...and free us from unnecessary laws" After Prime Minister Cameron's Spending Challenge, Deputy PM Nick Clegg has just launched "Your freedom", a website that addresses citizens, asking them suggestions for ... Read More

The Europe roundup: The UK Spending Challenge: the open source approach

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, June 28 2010

UK | The UK Spending Challenge: the open source approach Are you taking part to the spending challenge launched by the UK government? Richard Fahey analyzes the initiative in depth, comparing the initiative to the Obama ... Read More

The Europe roundup: The Emergency budget: If you had to, what would you cut?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Friday, June 25 2010

UK | The Emergency budget: If you had to, what would you cut? Last Tuesday Chancellor George Osborne delivered his first budget speech with detail on how he plans to cut the budget deficit. "The Institute for Fiscal ... Read More

The Europe roundup: The European Commission Youtube channel...and a strange brand association

BY Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, June 23 2010

[We are getting suggestions from our readers about interesting initiatives and speakers for the PDF Europe conference. Thank you all.] EU | The European Commission Youtube channel...and a strange brand association EUtube ... Read More

The Europe roundup: What happens when the Euroblogger becomes a reporter...

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, June 21 2010

EU | What happens when the Euroblogger becomes a reporter... When the Euroblogger enters unknown territory, she or he doesn't know whether he or she is walking into a gold mine or a mine field - and my participation at ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed wednesday >

First POST: Transparency Matters

A return to pre-Watergate days?; Jeb Bush has already, apparently, forgotten about "transparency matters"; ghostwriting for government agencies; X-Lab going independent; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Waking Up

Hillary Clinton's deleted emails might not be as gone as she thinks; people making decisions about encryption know nothing about encryption; Meerkat is dead (already); finding out that Facebook filters the newsfeed is, to some like waking up in the Matrix; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Clueless

Why boycotting Indiana isn't the greatest idea; but people and companies are still doing it anyway; "Flak for Slack chaps in yak app hack flap"; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Net Effects

Ballooning digital campaign teams; early registration deadlines kept millions of people from voting in 2012; love letters to Obamacare; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Data-Driven

Get to know Clinton's digital team even better; Ted Cruz election announcement-related fundraising offers peak into the coming data-driven campaign arms race; New York City launches online community engagement pilot program called IdeaScale; and much, much more. GO

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