Archive for November, 2006

Lunch in Copenhagen Tuesday, Dinner in Amsterdam Wednesday (also with Tom Steinberg of mySociety)

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

I am just jumping on a ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki.
Quickly … to join me for lunch in Copenhagen on Tuesday, contact John Gotze:
On Wednesday, to join Tom Steinberg (with mySociety) and I for drinks/dinner, stick your details on this wiki page:
And send me an e-mail:

Join me on an Estonia radio show live via Skypecast on Saturday, in-person at the University of Helsinki on Monday

Friday, November 24th, 2006

Thanks to the E-Governance Academy, I’ll be a guest of Peeter Marvet on his radio show in Estonia on the topic of the Internet and elections. You can join us live via Skypecast (Skypecast help), perhaps even add a few words on the radio program Saturday afternoon (local time) or 15:00 GMT/10:00AM EST. [...]

UK Items – Including BBC article on “Web ‘fuelling crisis in politics’”

Monday, November 20th, 2006

David Wilcox shared an update on a number of highlights from the e-Democracy ‘06 conference in London. I couldn’t make it due to my Ashoka deal, but David brings it home. Below is his recap from the UK and Ireland E-Democracy Exchange – (now with 81 members):
Quite importantly, he points out this excellent

Online Event – tronger E-governance means better governance and more doable MDG Agendas! True or False and Why? – 20 Nov to 4 Dec 2006

Sunday, November 19th, 2006

P.S. For future ongoing discussions on topics related to those that might come up in the online event forwarded below, join ICTs for Democracy and Development at: – Would you like to volunteer to serve as the volunteer Forum (Co-) Manager for this forum? E-mail:
Forwarded from Vikas Nath:
Dear Colleague,
You are invited [...]

A new day, a new beginning – Today I’ll be inducted as an Ashoka Fellow

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

Thanks in part to the DoWire members who endorsed my e-democracy work, today I’ll be inducted as an Ashoka Fellow at a ceremony host at the Google Campus.
This is a really big deal.
The Ashoka fellowship will allow me to dedicate myself full-time to E-Democracy.Org for at least the next three years – no more [...]

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