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First POST: System-Gaming

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, October 30 2014

Why techies interested in political reform are facing challenges; the latest data on Democratic voter contacts in 2014; Hungary's anti-Internet tax demonstrations are getting huge; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Incentives

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, December 10 2013

HealthCare.gov has turned the corner; David Karpf asks if Change.org is watering down its issues as its gains users; and everyone is worrying when the great Facebook News Feed crash will come; and much, much more. Read More

Conyers: Lessig's Corruption Charge "Crosses the Line"

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 6 2009

A few days back, Larry Lessig floated the idea that Congressman John Conyers's backing of a certain copyright bill could be explained away by campaign contributions the Michigan Democrat took in from publishers. Read More

What Cash Records Suggest About Conyers' Clamp Down on Open Science

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 3 2009

As transparency reaches the level of what Clay Shirky has taken to calling "the new marketing," the question becomes, eh, so what? Open government advocates fight to get truckloads of government data posted ... Read More

Daily Digest: Palin's Emails Breached, Broadcast

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, September 18 2008

The Web on the Candidates Nominee's Emails Go Public: You might have heard that Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's Yahoo email account was violated and its contents -- including family photos and ... Read More

Daily Digest: Kucinich Bows Out

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, January 25 2008

Liberal bloggers are divided about Hillary Clinton's aggressive campaign tactics; maybe Peter Daou is finding success at Daily Kos after all; in a cosmic quest for accurate predictions, Huffpostrology combines polling ... Read More