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January 12, 2011 | By

Twitter’s Response to WikiLeaks Subpoena Should Be the Industry Standard (Wired) The company’s action in asking for a gag order to be overturned sets a new precedent that one can only hope other companies begin to follow. Seeing the Snow for the Blizzard: Using Mobile for Government Oversight (Tech President) A public radio station project […]

Daily Specials

August 13, 2010 | By

Smartphones Nearly 20% of All Phones Sold (Advocacy 2.0) Smartphones sales are steadily rising, emphasizing the importance of going mobile. FEMA Gets a New Website (Tech President) FEMA unveils minimalist design aimed at promoting emergency preparedness. Don’t forget to sign up for K Street Café’s mailing-list to receive news about exclusive content and events.

Daily Specials

April 12, 2010 | By

Open Government: Idling in the Driveway (Sunlight Foundation) Earlier last week as part of the Open Government Directive, the rubber was supposed to hit the road with respect to agencies releasing data. Unfortunately, some agencies avoided the requirement altogether, while others simply stated that  a plan on how to identify and release data would be […]

Twitter on Advocacy

October 15, 2008 | By

Crossposted on Mediafuturenow.com. Twitter is not a broadcasting medium.  Much has been written about Twitter as the first “true” realization of the power of real-time social media.  Twitter is an advocacy medium.  Just ask Shaun Dakin. Dakin is a former FedEx executive and, among other things, a big Twitter advocate.  He’s done something kind of […]