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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

News Briefs

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Germany Releases Open Data Action Plan Amidst Grassroots Enthusiasm and Pirate Party Turmoil

The German government on Wednesday unveiled its open data action plan to implement the open data charter established by the G8, now G7, countries. But while German open government advocates welcomed its release, for them it does not go far enough. Even as the open data movement is taking new hold in Germany on the local level with encouragement from the new Code for Germany effort, in the national Pirate Party, the supposed German net party, internal leadership disputes are overshadowing its digital agenda. GO

friday >

First POST: Scotched

Why conservatives should back net neutrality; how big data may damage civil rights; the ways Silicon Valley start-ups are exploiting freelance workers; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Resets

Apple's new iOS8 promises greater user privacy; Occupy Wall Street three years later; how tech may tilt the Scotland independence vote; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Connecting the Dots

Take Back the Tech grades Facebook, Twitter, et al, on transparency; MayDay PAC founder Lawrence Lessig talks about getting matched funds; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Splits

USA Freedom Act divides Internet activists; Julian Assange's Reddit "Ask Me Anything"; New York's pro-net-neutrality protest; and much, much more GO

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