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April 18, 2011 | By

From Nextgov.com: Cyber Identity Strategy Would Eliminate the Need for Multiple Passwords (Government Executive) On Friday, the White House unveiled guiding principles for industry on developing identity credentials that would allow ID holders to log on to virtually any website. WikiLeaks Associates Hit Back Over U.S. Twitter Records Demand (Wired) Three WikiLeaks associates are fighting […]

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April 4, 2011 | By

Ruling Spurs Effort to Form Digital Public Library (The New York Times) New York has derailed Google’s bold plan to build the world’s largest digital library and bookstore. A Wiki Takes Aim at Obama (The New York Times) Many companies and organizations, have seized on the Wikipedia model to encourage their members to build up […]

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March 14, 2011 | By

As Catastrophe Hits Japan, Relief Groups Turn to Social Media (Ragan) Twitter, Facebook, and text messaging offer ways to donate, as well as provide an online forum for concerned people. Government Can Get Records from Twitter for WikiLeaks Probe, Judge Rules (The Washington Post) A federal judge ruled Friday that the government can obtain records […]

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February 7, 2011 | By

Why Some Twitter Posts Catch On, and Some Don’t (The New York Times) People tend to wait until they have seen a more polarizing phrase like “hcr,” short for health care reform, five or six times on Twitter before posting it themselves. Former WikiLeaks Colleagues Forming New Web Site, OpenLeaks (The New York Times) A […]

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January 28, 2011 | By

‘New York Times’ To Publish E-Book On WikiLeaks (NPR) The New York Times is experimenting with digital books as another source of revenue. Revolution Watch: Tracking Digital Activism in Northern Africa and the Middle East (Tech President) A liveblog that tracks the different news bits, images, videos, observations  that connect in some way to the […]

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January 21, 2011 | By

Long Live Wiki-Diplomacy (CNN) After WikiLeaks disclosed U.S. cables, some predicted the end of diplomacy. What Tunisia’s Protests Have Done for Social Media (The Huffington Post) Tunisia’s vocal youth forced a regime change and reopened the debate about the power of social media. Don’t forget to sign up for K Street Café’s mailing-list to receive […]

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January 13, 2011 | By

State Department’s Crowley Argues Wikileaks Isn’t Internet Freedom (Tech President) A State Department spokesperson offered an extended take on the topic of Wikileaks in a speech before students in the Washington Center’s politics and media seminar. Jared Lee Loughner and the Rise of Anti-Social Media (The Atlantic) A discussion of murderer-generated content in light of […]

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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 […]

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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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December 21, 2010 | By

FCC to Vote Tuesday on ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules (CNN) The FCC is set to vote on a set of regulations designed to ensure that internet providers grant everyone equal access to the Web. Silencing WikiLeaks A Free Speech Challenge For U.S. (NPR) Critics say efforts to silence WikiLeaks don’t square with the U.S. commitment to […]