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

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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