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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

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First POST: Resets

Apple's new iOS8 promises greater user privacy; Occupy Wall Street three years later; how tech may tilt the Scotland independence vote; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Connecting the Dots

Take Back the Tech grades Facebook, Twitter, et al, on transparency; MayDay PAC founder Lawrence Lessig talks about getting matched funds; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Splits

USA Freedom Act divides Internet activists; Julian Assange's Reddit "Ask Me Anything"; New York's pro-net-neutrality protest; and much, much more GO

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After Election Loss, Teachout and Wu Keep Up Net Neutrality and Anti-Comcast Merger Campaign

The Teachout/Wu campaign may have lost, but their pro net-neutrality campaign continued Monday as both former candidates participated in a rallly in New York City marking the final day to comment on the Federal Communications Commission's Internet proposals and kept up their pressure on Governor Andrew Cuomo. GO

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NYC Politicians and Advocacy Groups Say Airbnb Misrepresents Sharing Economy

A coalition of New York election officials and affordable housing groups have launched an advocacy effort targeting Airbnb called "Share Better" that includes an ad campaign, a web platform, and social media outreach. GO

First POST: Data Dumps

The Internet Slowdown's impact on the FCC; Uber drivers try to go on strike; four kinds of civic tech; and much, much more. GO

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