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Nancy Scola

Emerging Tech

How Obama's Tech Tools are Changing the Debate

Critics deride the White House's fondness for platforms like Google Plus and web petitions, but they're proving potent tools for surfacing issues the media would otherwise ignore.

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Congressman Darrell Issa's call to the Internet's right side

The House member makes the case that a conservative approach is the best hope for keeping the Internet open.

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Defining the 'We' in the declaration of Internet freedom

Left unsaid in a high-profile new document about Internet's principles is whose interests it represents--and how they'll be backed.

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The community organizing geeks who could revolutionize campaign tech

One was Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard roommate. The other went to Jerry Falwell's Liberty University. Together, Joe Green and Jim Gilliam want to democratize the most powerful Internet organizing tools.