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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 today >

First POST: Transparency Matters

A return to pre-Watergate days?; Jeb Bush has already, apparently, forgotten about "transparency matters"; ghostwriting for government agencies; X-Lab going independent; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Waking Up

Hillary Clinton's deleted emails might not be as gone as she thinks; people making decisions about encryption know nothing about encryption; Meerkat is dead (already); finding out that Facebook filters the newsfeed is, to some like waking up in the Matrix; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Clueless

Why boycotting Indiana isn't the greatest idea; but people and companies are still doing it anyway; "Flak for Slack chaps in yak app hack flap"; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Net Effects

Ballooning digital campaign teams; early registration deadlines kept millions of people from voting in 2012; love letters to Obamacare; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Data-Driven

Get to know Clinton's digital team even better; Ted Cruz election announcement-related fundraising offers peak into the coming data-driven campaign arms race; New York City launches online community engagement pilot program called IdeaScale; and much, much more. GO

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