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May 23, 2011 | By

How Young is Too Young for Facebook? (Tech President) The debate continues on whether there should be a regime that restricts what kids and teens can see online. Genies, Bottles and the British Courts (Tech President) The British courts are trying to figure out how to stop leaks of material protected by privacy orders from […]

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January 11, 2011 | By

WikiLeaks to U.S. Politicians & Media: “Stop Inciting Assange’s Murder” (Mashable) The Wiki Leaks Twitter account posted a press release calling for American politicians and media personalities to stop advocating the assassination of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Why Don’t the Legal Standards That Govern the Privacy of Letters Apply to Emails? (The Atlantic) The Electronic […]

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September 2, 2010 | By

Report: Facebook and the New Age of Privacy (Fast Company) A look into the evolution of Facebook privacy, from the F8 Conference in April to the present. FourSquare and Seven Months From Now: Would Lincoln Be on LinkedIn? (The Huffington Post) More politicians look toward the web for campaigning tools as midterm elections approach. Don’t […]

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September 1, 2010 | By

Ten Fallacies About Web Privacy (Wall Street Journal) Dispelling some common misconceptions about privacy online. Israelis, Palestinians Expand Mideast Debate to Wikipedia (Tech President) How Israel and Palestine are expanding their advocacy efforts through social media. Open for Questions: The End of the Combat Mission in Iraq (YouTube) Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications […]

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July 16, 2010 | By

Dems Release Voter Reg Widget (Tech President) The DNC this week released its Raise Your Voice widget, designed to drive up Democratic registration by streamlining voter information.  Half of Social Networkers Worried about Privacy: Poll (Reuters) According to a recent poll, over 50% of users on sites such as MySpace and Facebook have concerns about […]

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July 15, 2010 | By

Washington Post, Bloomberg Launch Co-Branded Online Business Section (Advocacy 2.0) The Washington Post is partnering with Bloomberg to launch a co-branded and redesigned online business section that marries The Post’s politics and policy with Bloomberg’s business news and information. IAB To FTC: The Kids Are Alright (Online Media Daily) The Interactive Advertising Bureau argues against […]

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July 14, 2010 | By

Williamsburg Embraces iPad Politics (Tech President) Williamsburg, VA sheds traditional paper city council agenda books for iPads, raising questions of efficiency and privacy. Report: 91% of Political Advocacy Groups on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube (PRNewser) The vast majority of advocacy groups utilize social media tools to relay messaging. Don’t forget to sign up for K […]

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July 1, 2010 | By

Social Media 101 for Activists (Congress.org) Seven tips on using social media to change the world. Facebook Simplifies Privacy Controls for Applications (Hillicon Valley) Wednesday, Facebook unveiled new privacy controls that allow users to easily manage the information they share with third-party applications. Don’t forget to sign up for K Street Café’s mailing-list to receive […]

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June 30, 2010 | By

Politics Biting in Larger Pieces of Online Power (Cyber Media) It’s predicted that online political donations will reach $4 billion this election cycle. Privacy Concerns Fail to Slow Social Activity (eMarketer) A new study shows online users fear ads more than identity theft. Don’t forget to sign up for K Street Café’s mailing-list to receive […]

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May 21, 2010 | By

House Dems Debut New Media Group (Hillicon Valley) Earlier this week House Democrats launched a campaign to help members better utilize social networks before the 2010 midterm elections. Facebook, MySpace Confront Privacy Loophole (The Wall Street Journal) Have these social networking sites been breaching their own privacy policies as well as industry standards? Don’t forget […]