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Google Floats a Break with China

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 13 2010

Whoa, some potentially very significant news coming out of Google-ville this morning. The California-based company is now saying that security threats and government-mandated censorship has them reconsidering whether ... Read More

Google, Global Voices Join Forces to Fund Free Expression

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 5 2010

The landscape of global online activism is constantly changing, but one lesson shows signs of being rock solid. As savvy as activists get about using the Internet, governments are going to attempt, at least, to exert ... Read More

In 2009, Searchers were Googley for Democrats (Updated)

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 2 2009

Google has opened up a window onto what, in 2009, people typed into that little white box before they clicked "Search." Politics Daily's Emily Miller has a good breakdown of this year's Google Zeitgeist lists, ... Read More

Four-Fifths of U.S. States Still Not Releasing Structured Election Data

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 3 2009

Here's a neat little civic engagement project to get started on tomorrow. Google and the Pew Center on the States have been working for years now on something called the Voting Information Project, aimed a solving one ... Read More

City of LA Moves Email to Google's Gov-Only Cloud

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 29 2009

Here's a deal that U.S. Read More

Practicing SideWiki Politics in British Gag Order Case

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, October 21 2009

A quickie from the U.K. Google's SideWiki project might turn out to be one of those ideas that look shiny in the Google Labs but less so on the web. Read More

Q&A with Julius Genachowski

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, August 25 2009

In a casual video Q&A with National Journal, Julius Genachowski spreads the love equally between the players in the on-going Google Voice vs. iPhone face-off, a conflict that his Federal Communications Commission has ... Read More

Google Paying Cities for Transpo Data

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, August 20 2009

The lovely Gavin Baker passes along an interesting catch, from the great Greater Greater Washington blog. Read More