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Tech activists skip presidential race - The Flackcheck Movement

Written By: 
Eliza Krigman and Jess Kamen
Source: 
Politico
Date: 
June 13, 2012

Here Comes the First Digital Election

Written By: 
Rory O'Connor
Source: 
Huffington Post
Date: 
June 12, 2012

Reddit Co-Founder: ‘You Are the Hero the Internet Needs’

Written By: 
Alex Fitzpatrick
Source: 
Mashable
Date: 
June 11, 2012

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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

friday >

First POST: Tracking

Questions about whether Whisper is secretly tracking its users' secrets; the FBI's continued push against the new wave of encrypted phones; community service, high-tech-mogul-style; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Hosts

Airbnb in hot water in NYC; Knight Prototype Fund backs some civic tech projects; pondering Google's position on net neutrality; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Africa Calling

How some techies are starting to respond to the Ebola crisis; everything you need to know about GamerGate; how Twitter may upset the 2015 UK elections; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Burrowing

How Democratic candidates down-ballot are getting access to the same voter targeting tools used by larger campaigns; Microsoft Bing rolls out its election prediction program; Edward Snowden's first emails to Laura Poitras; and much, much more. GO

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