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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: Patient Zero

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First POST: Tracking

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