I'm taking the trip to preview our soon-to-be-relaunched website for engagement with state & city elected officials, OpenGovernment.org. For more about what we're building for public Q&A with city & local government, check my OG Blog post from last month.
At the conference (micropublishing hashtag #NCMR13, I believe) - on Saturday at 2pm MT in the room Governors Square 9, I'll do a demo of our redesigned OG and ask attendees what questions they would like to ask their city councilmembers & mayors' offices. Also excited to see friends & colleagues from our sibling non-profit, Fight For the Future. More links & shout-outs after the jump.Read Full Article
Please take a moment to read this urgent essay by Josh Silver, President of Free Press, called The End of the Internet as We Know It. Key excerpt: We have a congress that is nearly completely captured by industry.
If you enjoy using the web to keep in touch with friends and use it to conduct business, you should join us in supporting net neutrality. To fight for internet freedom and keep the Internet the amazing powerful open-access technology we know today, head over to Save The Internet -- sign the petition, spread the word, and get involved. As part of your activism, you can research campaign contributions to any senator or representative here on OC on every member's profile page, under the tab for "The Money Trail". Click through for more info...Read Full Article