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I was with you, Mr. Web Founder, until the end…

The guy who is being credited as the founder of the Internet for writing the first web client and server in 1990, Tim Berners-Lee, issued an article in the new Scientific American calling on users to realize their control over the Internet and do what is in their power to limit corporate interest from taking […]

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Mid week humor…

just sharing this humorous e-card from the BluntCard people, because sometimes in these tough serious times, folks just need to get their panties out of a bunch, and relax once in a while. It will be okay…. loL! thank goodness for comic relief!! Jeneba “JJ Ghatt”,is editor at Jenebapeaks.com, an online hub where she helps social […]

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When progressives attack: Defending Bobby Rush against Color of Change

Wow, It has been less than 48 hours since I blogged about Netroots groups attacking those minority civil rights organizations that don’t agree with them on the network neutrality issue.  It looks like the chief minority-headed netroots group, Color of Change, has used the very same tactic  to go after Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL), an […]

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Net Neutrality advocates to dissenting Minority Organizations: “Father knows best”

How does the saying go? “Insanity is making the same mistake over and over again but expecting a different result.” I think I must be experiencing déjà vu because every few months as I peruse through my list of favorite news and tech sites, I discover a long-winded article written by a leader from one […]

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Can self-regulation alone of the Internet work?

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I attended an event at the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC  on Monday which took on the question, “what should be the government’s role in Internet governance?”   The consensus was that self-regulation alone cannot work.  Customer input and response must be taken into account and considered as key drivers.   Further, the government has a […]

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Obama’s star still shines among Indians

Last month, I saw a spike in visitors to this blog from people searching for the term “political idioms”.  I found it bizarre, but thought not much of it…that is until I was doing research for a Politic365.com story about the President’s Southeast Asia trip and stumbled upon an article talking about Mr. Obama and […]

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Who Should be Time’s Person of the Year?

Is there any a question that the answer is Number 22 on the below list? The Candidates Julian Assange Glenn Beck David Cameron The Chilean Miners Arne Duncan Recep Tayyip Erdogan Jonathan Franzen Lady Gaga Robert Gates Tony Hayward Hu Jintao LeBron James Steve Jobs Hamid Karzai David and Charles Koch Liu Xiaobo Barack Obama […]

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New NTIA broadband adoption study confirms gaps based on race

The new NTIA report, Exploring the Digital Nation: Home Broadband Internet Adoption in the United States, was released this week and while the good news is that 64%  of U.S. households had broadband service at home as of October 2009, up from 51 percent in 2007, the bad, but not surprising, news is that minorities […]

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Tech Entrepreneur researcher debunks myths, shares success models

One of the things I love about living and working in such a progressive and forward thinking area like the Washington DC region is getting to attend lectures by very smart people about lots of different interesting topics.  This past October 28, I got the opportunity to listen to a leader in innovation and entrepreneurial […]

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New Report Shares New House GOP leaders’ ties to Business

Okay, this comes as no surprise, but it sure is great to have statistics to back up my ramblings… From the Center for Public Integrity on its report The Republican takeover of Congress not only apparently gives the Speaker’s gavel to John Boehner, it also elevates up to 25 senior GOP lawmakers to the roles […]

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