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First POST: Renegotiating Cyberspace

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, February 26 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: How nations are moving to claim the transnational territory of the Internet; preparing the nation for a "cyber" war; a surprise endorsement for "ideas worth spreading;" and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Big Data, Big Problems

BY Nick Judd | Monday, February 25 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: The Republican Party's technology problem versus its generational problem; the U.S. and China in an increasingly hostile Internet; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Top-Down Movements

BY Nick Judd | Friday, February 22 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: A new "top-down" social movement; Obama moves to engage with critics on press access; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Digital Strife

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, February 21 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Exploring the computer security industry as growing tension over online intrusions raises its profile; fighting for control of your digital devices; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Regulation

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, February 20 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: The guns of Silicon Valley; the White House's new tack on Internet extremism; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Worries

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, February 19 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Questioning what Obama's media machine means for democracy; more rumblings from the Beltway about Chinese hackers; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Presidents Day Edition

BY Nick Judd | Monday, February 18 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Stuart Stevens downplays Republican technology woes; Nathaniel Heller critiques a Florida transparency initiative; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Transparency

BY Nick Judd | Friday, February 15 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus Subscribers: President Barack Obama's Google hangout; techPresident's fascinating new podcast; data on legislators in all 50 states; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Apologies

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, February 14 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Explaining the Republican Party's generational angst; apologizing for giving Jonah Lehrer $20,000 and a public forum for his latest apology; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Parched

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, February 13 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Does our national response to Sen. Marco Rubio's desiccated tongue mean "we can't have nice things?" This crucial question, and many more, in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

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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

thursday >

First POST: Sucks

How the FCC can't communicate; tech is getting more political; Facebook might see a lawsuit for its mood manipulation experiment; and much, much more. GO

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