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First POST: Preparing for the Primary

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, June 19 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Cory Booker's latest campaign moves; the end of the telegram; and our ongoing aggregation of NSA news in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Answers

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, June 18 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Congressional hearings continue on National Security Agency surveillance; federal officials consider Bitcoin; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Revelations

BY Nick Judd | Monday, June 17 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Knowledge loss in open government, a new social networking partnership for New York City, and a whole mess of new information in the ongoing NSA surveillance debate lead today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Late Takes

BY Nick Judd | Friday, June 14 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Fallout continues from disclosure that the National Security Agency is spying on Americans, compiled in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Shell Games

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, June 13 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Generals and senators duel over the truth of surveillance; reporters turn their pens on the whistleblower instead of the leak; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Hearings

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, June 12 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Members of Congress question what they've been told about surveillance of Americans; federal officials take flak for their IT project reporting; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Starting Somewhere

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, June 11 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: A growing response to NSA surveillance revelations and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Exposure

BY Nick Judd | Monday, June 10 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Understanding American surveillance and parsing the outcomes from Personal Democracy Forum lead today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: On Being Watched

BY Nick Judd | Friday, June 7 2013

From Personal Democracy Plus: Reaction to the news that the United States may be capturing Americans' electronic communications; some of the highlights from Personal Democracy Forum 2013; and more in today's round-up of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

First POST: Searches

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, June 6 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Far-reaching surveillance of civilians under the Obama administration; better news for advocates of open city data; the start of our 2013 conference and more in today's roundup of news about technology in politics from around the web. Read More

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In Mexico, A Wiki Makes Corporate Secrets Public

Earlier this year the Latin American NGO Poder launched Quién Es Quién Wiki (Who's Who Wiki), a corporate transparency project more than two years in the making. The hope is that the platform will be the foundation for a citizen-led movement demanding transparency and accountability from businesses in Mexico. Data from Quién Es Quién Wiki is already helping community activists mobilize against foreign companies preparing to mine the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Puebla.

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