Archive for April, 2006

Report – e-AGORA, The White Book of local e-democracy: Reflections and Perspectives

Monday, April 24th, 2006

Thank you to Tiago Peixoto with e-Agora for sending this all.
The report is in English, French, and Portugesse with a section in Spanish.
Here is the table of contents:
Preface by André Santini
Deputy Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux – France
Foreword by the Coordination
Eric Legale, Director of SEM ISSY-MEDIA,
Marie Virapatirin, Coordinator of e-AGORA
I Contextualizing local e-democracy
Prof. Ari – Veikko Anttiroiko
II [...]

Event – DoWire Gathering in NYC – This Tuesday Morning

Monday, April 24th, 2006

RSVP to join me for coffee at the DoWire in NYC Gathering this Tuesday.
Steven Clift

Project – Time to Save the Internet in the United States

Monday, April 24th, 2006

I normally mention advocacy efforts from a “neutral” perspective on DoWire. Well this one is such a no-brainer, any effort that makes political or governance information potentially less accessible or chargable based on the speed of delivery is fundamentally anti-democratic. There are those who argue that putting a price on convenience or reliability [...]

E-petitions right on the UK Prime Minister’s Site

Saturday, April 22nd, 2006

How about it world leaders, want to follow Tony Blair’s lead with e-petitions as a part of the official “e” democratic process?

Student government reverses ban on student campaigning on MySpace.com

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Web sites such as MySpace will now be permitted during campaigning – San Diego State University
The question I have is why was there a ban in the first place and is this a common practice in student government circles?


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