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2011 Privacy Ins and Outs

Christopher Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Wolf

To kickoff the New Year, the Future of Privacy Forum has released their first annual list of privacy ins and outs for 2011.

Boucher Defeat a Loss for Tech Policy World

Gigi Sohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gigi Sohn

Whatever the final results of this election night, nothing will be more shocking or sad for Public Knowledge and me personally then the defeat of Rep....

Smart Internet Policy That's Good for Main Street

Julius H. Hollis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Julius H. Hollis

Americans need jobs and investments in broadband technology can create them. This goal of investing deeply in broadband technology remains central to America's economic vitality today.

Sam Stein

Shadowy Pro-Business Group's 'Misleading' Ad Pulled From Virginia Race | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The shadowy pro-business group, Americans for Job Security, got tough front-page treatment in the New York Times on Friday for funding a host of conse...

Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

In 1994 Democrats were caught flat-footed by the GOP onslaught -- completely unprepared to mount a defense. This year there is a danger that the opposite will be true -- that fear and defeatism turn into self-fulfilling prophesies.

Jason Linkins

Virginia GOP's Boucher/Perriello Attack Ad Backfires | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Virginia GOP got all red in the face when Mexican President Felipe Calderon came to give a speech to Congress and recommended a ban on assault wea...

Congress Weighs Landmark Change In Web Ad Privacy

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The Web sites we visit, the online links we click, the search queries we conduct, the products we put in virtual shopping carts, th...

9 Democrats Environmentalists Have To Worry About

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Let's call them the Carbon Nine: Jason Altmire (Pennsylvania), Rick Boucher (Virginia), Artur Davis (Alabama), Baron Hill (Indiana), Charlie Melancon ...

Major Compromise on Clean Energy and Green Jobs Bill

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Roll Call is reporting that Representatives Waxman and Boucher have reached an agreement on several critical provisions of the American Clean Energy and Security Act.

Support John Conyers' Truth Commission

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Are you frustrated by all the "we need to look forward, not backward" language from Barack Obama and other Democratic leaders? Well, now you can do something about it.

Markey Takes Chairmanship of Key Energy & Environment Subcommittee -- House Geared for Action

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

This is a big deal, even if you don't particularly care about inside Congressional baseball. The Energy and Environment Subcommittee has something the Select Committee does not: subpoena power and legislative jurisdiction.

US Congress: Bloggers Are Journalists Too

Read/Write Web | Josh Catone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ars Technica reported late last night that the Free Flow of Information Act, which would grant protection of sources and documents at a federal level ...