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Weiner Reveals What Went Down

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 6 2011

And...it was him. Rep. Weiner says he indeed tweeted out the underwear shot, "meant as a direct message to a woman as part of a joke to a woman in Seattle." Weiner says he's had similar contact with other ... Read More

PdF '11 Recap: What the People of the Internet Can Demand

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 6 2011

danah boyd; photo credit: Esty Stein We're at PdF '11, in New York City, which you can watch via livestream here. But what follows are some quickly sketched notes on this morning's opening session with Susan Morgan, ... Read More

Digital Mappers Plot the Future of Maptivism

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 3 2011

Japan earthquake map built through Development Seed's MapBox; see it live. Every time something happens in the world these days, somebody makes a map about it. Read More

Vodafone Egypt Slammed for Revolutionary Video

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 3 2011

Vodafone Egypt is getting blowback over a unreleased advertising trailer that humblebrags about its role in the Egyptian uprising. ( "We didn't send people to the streets, we didn't start the revolution … We only ... Read More

White House Officials Targeted in Gmail Invasion

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 3 2011

At a hearing last month, House oversight committee chair Rep. Darrell Issa pressed White House Chief Information Officer Brook Colangelo on whether White House staff might be bringing personal iPads with them to work. ... Read More

Founding Member Explains the "Wiki" in Wikileaks

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 3 2011

A recent Berlin interview with little-heard-from Wikileaks founding member Daniel Mathews offers an answer to one of the questions still surrounding the evolution of the project: What ever happened to the wiki part, as ... Read More

The National Broadband "Map to Nowhere"?

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 3 2011

The National Broadband Map Over on Slate, New American Foundation's Benjamin Lennett and Sascha Meinrath are having a little back and forth with the FCC Wireline Competition Bureau's chief data officer Steven Rosenberg ... Read More