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First POST: Keeping Track

BY Miranda Neubauer | Friday, November 2 2012

Around the web

International

  • Reuters examined what role China's Weibo service will face as the country undergoes a leadership change.

  • Mexican cartels have forced engineers to build a radio network, Wired reported.

  • Activists in Japan are looking to overturn a rule forbidding tweeting during election campaigns, according to Global Voices.

  • The Open Net Initiative offered an update on information controls in Ethiopia.

  • The finalists for the New Zealand Open Source Awards have been announced.

  • A presidential decree in Costa Rica has protected the photocopying of textbooks.

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Spoilers

How the GOP hasn't fixed its tech talent gap; the most tech-savvy elected official in America, and the most tech-savvy state-wide candidate; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Hot Spots

How Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is making inroads in China; labor protests among Uber drivers spread to more cities; new data about the prevalence of online harassment; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Reminders

Why the RNC hasn't managed to reboot how Republican campaigns use voter data; new ways of using phone banking to get out the vote; how the UK's digital director is still ahead of the e-govt curve; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky emerges with a mission to fight cyber-bullying; Marc Andreessen explains his political philosophy; tech donors to MayDay PAC get pushback from Congressional incumbents; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Front Pagers

How Facebook's trending topics feed is wrecking political news; debating the FBI's need for an encrypted phone "backdoor"; democratizing crisis data; and much, much more. GO

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