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First POST: Game of Telephones

BY Miranda Neubauer | Monday, December 10 2012

Morning must-reads

  • Politico reported on Republican conversations about how to improve online, including the results of a Dec. 6 conclave hosted by the Republican National Committee and including Mitt Romney's digital director, Zac Moffatt.

  • In an op-ed, Susan Crawford writes that the Internet be protected from public and private interference. wcit-proposals.info/ is working on presenting submitted proposals and their impact on global telecommunications regulation in an accessible format. The first resolution passed by the WCIT is aimed at fast-tracking connectivity for landlocked developing countries and small island developing countries.

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First POST: Moneyballed

The Gates Foundation's new "global citizens" email database, and why it's a terrible idea; why young people like the NSA more than older people; using open data about NYC taxi drivers to ID Muslims; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Monkeying

Net neutrality proponents call foul on the GOP's plans; StandUnited.com seeks to be the right's Change.org; tons of civic tech news from mySociety, Chicago and Civic Hall in NYC; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Punch List

Obama's State of the Union and the Internet; how HealthCare.gov shares personal data with third-parties; Facebook says it will give users tools to tag false or hoax content in their News Feeds; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Goggles

More on the shifting net neutrality debate; how Ready for Hillary plans to share its digital assets; the family roots of Civic Hall; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Urgency

How Republicans are starting to embrace net neutrality; more predictions of the blockchain's impact on society; new "innovative communities" legislation in Massachusetts seeks to boost civic tech there; and much, much more. GO

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