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PdF France: The Web as an Innovator of the Public Debate

BY Antonella Napolitano | Thursday, December 8 2011

At PdF France, La Netscouade’s co-founder Benoît Thieulin analysed the role of the web in the French public debate in the past ten years and explained how it will be shaped in 2012.   As I wrote on Monday, ... Read More

PdF France: What Kind of Day Has It Been

BY Antonella Napolitano | Thursday, December 8 2011

Were you in Paris last Tuesday? Our first PdF France was a great event! After the jump there's an account of the day with a little help from Storify... and a big one from all the people who were there Thanks to ... Read More

PdF France is live!

BY Antonella Napolitano | Tuesday, December 6 2011

Bonjour! We're at the first PdF France, follow us at @pdf_europe and with the hashtag #pdffrance Le Centquatre Read More

Mapping the French Political Blogosphere

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, December 5 2011

Map of the French political blogosphere in 2011. Source: Linkfluence - Le Monde The Internet is a political battleground for this election, both in social network conversations and in the political blogosphere, which is ... Read More

PdF France: full program and updates

BY Antonella Napolitano | Tuesday, November 29 2011

PdF France is just a week away and the full program is online! The conference will explore how technology is changing politics in a crucial moment for the country: during the day speakers will engage in conversation on ... Read More

PdF France: next December 6th, in Paris!

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, November 7 2011

France might well be the next place to be in Europe when you want to explore how technology is changing politics and society. A national data portal that will be unveiled soon, a social media battleground in a ... Read More

Is The road To The Elysee Passing By Twitter?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Thursday, October 27 2011

After the Socialist primary election that happened earlier this month, the French presidential campaign is heating up and social media are being used by both parties in what can be seen as the second social media ... Read More

The Europe Roundup: Open By Default

BY Antonella Napolitano | Tuesday, October 25 2011

Spain | Open By Default The Spanish Government has approved a Royal Decree that promotes openness and reuse of public data of the public sector, following a public consultation that happened at the end of last year. The ... Read More

The Europe Roundup: Gdansk Roadmap For Digital Inclusion

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, September 26 2011

EU | Gdansk Roadmap For Digital Inclusion The European Commission is launching Gdansk Roadmap, an initiative aimed at gathering practical solutions to common problems and providing practical help to ... Read More

The Europe Roundup: Not only in crisis: making the most of crowdsourcing platforms

BY Antonella Napolitano | Friday, September 23 2011

Russia | Not only in crisis: making the most of crowdsourcing platforms In the summer of 2010, when fires spread across Russia, Internet activists got organized and created the Help Map, the first use of Ushahidi ... Read More