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PlantsForHillary.com -- Crashed or Pulled Down?

BY Colin Delany | Friday, November 16 2007

A John Edwards-created anti-Hillary site seems to be down, even though it only launched yesterday. Technical problems or a change of heart? Now updated. Read More

Dueling Emails: GOP Has Hillary's Library Card; DNC Thinks It Has the GOP's Number

BY Colin Delany | Tuesday, November 13 2007

Time for another in our occasional series of articles chronicling dueling emails from the Republican and Democratic National Committees (very exciting, yes). Today, the Rs struck first with a quite clever message from ... Read More

Is No One Reading Giuliani's Blog?

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, November 8 2007

Continuing with the recent exciting news from the Republican side of our little presidential campaign, Bruce Reed notes in Slate that Rudy Giuliani's official blog seems to be acting in sympathy with Hollywood writers ... Read More

Connecting Some Dots: What Wesley Clark, Rush Limbaugh and MoveOn.org Have in Common

BY Colin Delany | Wednesday, October 17 2007

A chat I had with a couple of folks from Radio Singapore International this weekend called up something that's been playing around in my head for a while now: the idea that we're seeing the birth of a host of alternative ... Read More

DNC Using Email to Encourage Real-World Action

BY Colin Delany | Wednesday, October 10 2007

The Democratic National Committee continued their consistently excellent use of an email list today with a message keyed to local political organizing. Read More

Giuliani and Obama's House Party Fundraiser Webcasts

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, September 20 2007

A little bird dropped something off via email the other day that I thought you guys might be interested in — it's a new twist on the classic political house party fundraiser. Read More

Joe Biden's Latest Online Video Innovation: A Searchles Channel

BY Colin Delany | Tuesday, September 11 2007

Here's an interesting little feature that the Biden campaign has just started using — a tool that can combine several video clips into a single embed, even if they originate on different video hosting sites. Instead ... Read More

Fred08.com Still Buggy, But a Good Campaign Site

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, September 6 2007

In honor of his announcement last night, I just checked out Fred Thompson's official site, and I gotta say, very slick Flash interface, guys. A few bugs here and there, though — when I clicked on some of the stories ... Read More

Online Challenges for 2008, Part 1: Will TiVo Kill the Political Ad?

BY Colin Delany | Wednesday, September 5 2007

TiVos will matter to political campaigns because television matters: candidates and their media consultants spend the vast majority of their money on television ads, and digital video recorders are going to let the ... Read More

Republican Resurgence and the Myth of the Progressive Web?

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, August 23 2007

I hate to agree with Jonah Goldberg on anything, but... Okay, it'd be an exaggeration to say that I side with his recent LA Times op-ed about online politics, but I agree that the rise of the political Internet ought to ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed today >

First POST: All Against All

Why Uber isn't "the future" of cities; why journalists lost control of journalism; how Sean Parker is spending his political money; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Power Frames

The differences between "old power" and "new power"; Uber as a new/old power hybrid; debating Clay Shirky's feminist cred; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Creeping

Senator Al Franken's tough questions for Uber's CEO; how the NSA could make its phone metadata program permanent; global privacy groups launch a personal spyware catcher called Detekt; and much, much more. GO

Recreation.gov and other Govt Projects Move Toward Embracing New Digital Approach

A draft request for proposals for the revamping of Recreation.gov will include a requirement that reservation availability data be publicly accessible and that all proposals detail how they will enable third-party sales, as two members of the United States Digital Services have joined the government team overseeing the RFP, meeting some key demands of civic technologists and consumer oriented technology companies. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Ubermenschens

Surge-pricing in effect for Uber privacy violations; why "privacy" policies should be called "data usage" policies; pols silent on Uber mess; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Uber Falles

Uber exposed for plan to dig up dirt on journalist critics; sneaking a SOPA provision into the USA Freedom Act; high-speed free WiFi coming to NYC; and much, much more. GO

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