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Deputy U.S. CTO McLaughlin Leaves White House Post

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 23 2010

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Twitter Gets a DC Staff(er)

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, November 4 2010

Twitter, you might recall, has been looking for just the right person to start up its DC efforts. Meet Adam Sharp. Sharp, according to his LinkedIn bio, has recently been serving in the digital wing of C-SPAN's ... Read More

Facebook: Cambridge, Palo Alto, Washington DC

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 26 2010

Facebook's Washington DC outpost is, reports Politico's Tony Romm, but a tiny operation that was born, rather fittingly, in a dorm-roomesque fashion: Read More

An Evening with Facebook and Politico

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 29 2010

More in this theme of tech companies' DC outposts hosting political events in the run-up to the mid-terms, Facebook and Politico are teaming up for an October 25th evening event to examine "the innovative ways ... Read More

Why the Press Buy Haystacks

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, September 14 2010

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The FCC Tweets Its #ThirdWay Plan for Broadband

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 6 2010

Of important policy note is that the Federal Communications Commission just announced its plan to regulate broadband Internet as a "Title II" service, with some dialing back of its authorities on some of the ... Read More

Net Neutrality Legislation Returns, But to a Different Playing Field

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 3 2009

There might be one silver lining in Apple's shut-out of Google Voice from its iTunes store. Read More

Daily Digest: The "Obama Internet" Moment?

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, December 16 2008

The "Obama Internet" Moment?: The New York Times editorial board is urging President-elect Obama to embrace the idea that restoring the U.S.'s rightful place at the vanguard of the Internet could be a ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Scary Monsters

Facebook opens up about its experiments on tweaking voting behavior; breaking news in the FCC net neutrality battle; getting hard data on civic tech's impact on political efficacy; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: System-Gaming

Why techies interested in political reform are facing challenges; the latest data on Democratic voter contacts in 2014; Hungary's anti-Internet tax demonstrations are getting huge; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Gimme Shelter

The link between intimate partner violence and surveillance tech; the operational security set-up that connected Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden; how Senate Dems are counting on tech to hold their majority; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Tribes

Edward Snowden on the Internet's impact on political polarization; trying to discern Hillary Clinton's position on NSA reform; why Microsoft is bullish on civic tech; and much, much more GO

monday >

First POST: Inventions

How voter data-sharing among GOP heavyweights is still lagging; why Facebook's News Feed scares news publishers; Google's ties to the State Department; and much, much more. GO

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