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Allons Enfants De La Patrie!

BY Halley Suitt | Friday, April 29 2005

It was interesting being in the French Senat for the Les Blogs conference this past Monday. The French seem to know politics and technology go together. At the speaker's dinner the evening before, I have to admit I got a ... Read More

Mobile Phoners And Texters Favor Kerry 55% to 40%

BY Halley Suitt | Monday, November 1 2004

One day before the presidential elections, and I'm sure you're as sick of poll results as I am. But Andrew Sullivan's post "Young, Restless Kerry Voters" points to Zogby's effort to actually poll young cell phone users ... Read More

The Political Bloggers' Day of Reckoning

BY Halley Suitt | Friday, October 29 2004

Now think about this. Most of the highest traffic, most famous blogs are about politics. I know on Tuesday, Election Day, they will be at full throttle, but as we wind down in the next few weeks -- where will that leave ... Read More

No Comment?

BY Halley Suitt | Thursday, October 28 2004

This morning I published a post on my weblog, Halley's Comment called "12 Reasons Women Should Vote For Kerry/Edwards" with the comments field open for replies. 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

News Briefs

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First POST: Unimaginable

How social media has changed Hong Kong's democracy movement; what the "sharing economy" isn't; Facebook's apology to LGBTQ users; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

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

tuesday >

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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