Archive for May, 2006

Canada – MPTV – From MP Garth

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Thanks to Paul with Blue Blogging Soapbox for sending this along. Former MP Reg Alcock and current MP Carolyn Bennett were on my previous “wired elected officials” list in Canada. Garth Turner deserves a spot. Who do you think deserves a spot? Add them in comment section on the blog.
Steven Clift
DoWire.Org
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News – Unity08 – From the Internet to the White House

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Very interesting. See Unity08.com . Any effort online or off to get millions of people to sign up (their goal is 20 percent of the U.S. voting public) will face quite a challenge. I recommend they set interim goals, like one million by X date, 5 million by Y date and then the [...]

Articles – Australian Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Sue Malta sent in details on the Australian Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society. Just below are links to two past articles likely to be of most interest to DoWire readers. Sue’s note including a mention about the next edition are below.
Steven Clift
DoWire.Org
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Report – Accenture – Building the Trust – With query on using the Internet to build trust in local communities

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

I’ve been digging into research on how the Internet can be used to build trust … trust in government, etc.. Below is a newer Accenture report I thought many of you might find interesting.
I’ve found dozens of studies mentioning the decline in trust (even a fresh one from Zobgy last week), but very few [...]

irrepressible.info – Amnesty Intl, Arresting bloggers in Egypt, protests in South Korea

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

I’ve been a huge fan of the online freedom work of Reporters Without Borders. For example here is an article on “criminal” libel charges against an online newspaper for satirizing Putin.
Now Amnesty International has started irrepressible.info which allows you to add political material censored by countries like China on your own website by [...]


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