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In the Interests of Disclosure

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, April 26 2006

Today marks the public launch of the Sunlight Foundation and one of its flagship projects, Congresspedia. Full disclosure is warranted here, and not just because that's the goal of Sunlight: Along with my partner Andrew ... Read More

SavetheInternet.com

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, April 24 2006

It's time to stand up and be counted, because the corporations who still think of the internet as an "information highway" want the power to set up toll booths and private speedways for their own content or that of ... Read More

Blogged Down in Connecticut

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, April 24 2006

"TV and high-priced hired-gun TV ad makers no longer rule campaigns. Bloggers have taken their place." That's the judgment of veteran political journalist Paul Bass, surveying the state of the Democratic Senate primary ... Read More

ORGware: Things That Make You Go, Hmmmm

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, April 19 2006

Britt Blaser has a fascinating blog post today on his ongoing effort to develop ORGware, which he shorthands as "the 'Dean Done Right platform, our campaign-in-a-box, or 'Moveon Done Right', as a knowledgeable friend ... Read More

Drupal Camp Comes to NYC (and just in time)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 18 2006

What do the following sites have in common? Spread Firefox, Good Storm, Jim Hightower, Jerry Brown, ACLU TV, Our Media, a grassroots media site; Congressman Barney Frank, New York State Senate Democrats and the ... Read More

Conference Update

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, April 14 2006

Wondering what we'll be covering at Personal Democracy Forum next May 15? We've got more details to share here. One major feature of the day: a series of breakout sessions that cover all the "how to" questions you may ... Read More

What "Sweeping Change"?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, April 2 2006

The headline writer at the New York Times knows more than Adam Nagourney, for in an article titled "Internet Injects Sweeping Change Into U.S. Politics," a statement that is indeed true, we learn almost nothing about ... Read More

Does Google Have to Do K Street?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 30 2006

That's the question posed by my pal and colleague David Donnelly, in this oped on Cnet. The company that has redefined free access to information seems to have decided that it has to pay-to-play for access just like ... Read More

FreedomToConnect

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 30 2006

I've been going to David Isenberg's annual conference for the last two years, first when it was known as WTF (an acronym that meant everything from "When's the Future?" to "Wireless Trumps Fiber" and "Watching Telcos ... Read More

When Consumers Talk Back

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 29 2006

It's possible that this is a brilliant reverse-marketing move aimed at getting lots of bloggers to pass around an online video (and don't forget, pictures do speak louder than words), but right now my guess is that ... Read More