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First POST: Fight Club

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, February 11 2014

More than 6,000 websites and organizations are "fighting back" against NSA mass surveillance today; Not included among them, Wikipedia, which was critical to the anti-SOPA/PIPA coalition; a new mobile app Secret seems in tune with the new privacy zeitgeist, or is it?, and much, much more. Read More

Independent Voters of America Launches, Dumping on Both Parties

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, May 30 2012

Screenshot from "The Same Old Political Crap" video by Independent Voters of America's Bill Hillsman

Just when Democrats and Republicans probably thought the two-party duopoly was safe from challenge for another election cycle, along comes veteran ad-man and trouble-maker Bill Hillsman with an audacious scheme: give independent voters a gathering place online, and let them decide what happens next. Read More

How the Internet Could Make Chris Daggett NJ's Next Governor [UPDATED AGAIN]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, October 28 2009

Could New Jersey independent gubernatorial candidate Chris Daggett pull off a Jesse Ventura in next week's election? That's the intriguing question posed by Mark Blumenthal over on his "Mystery Pollster" column at ... Read More