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Late Sunday night hackers at Anonymous gained control of the Syrian Ministry of Defense’s website, showcasing support for opposition to the Syrian government while again highlighting the ineffective cyber-security capabilities of governments and major private global entities. The hacking group offers a direct message for Syrians, and we will re-post it without editing: To the […]
Link: Rapid Response: Still No Takers? Last summer I penned an article for “Friend of the Firm” Colin Delany at the e.politics blog. Despite the fast pace of innovation online, few political organizations are grasping the potential impact of rapid response efforts on the web. Case in point, one Joe Wilson of South Carolina: That […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GShfm9bGhI4 On Thursday we had the good fortune to attend the World Bank’s Apps for Development Awards. The Bank’s 2010 decision to open up its massive data sets creates a phenomenal opportunity for developers (think: Angry Birds) to foster development (think: Quality of Human Life), and the Apps contest was a showcase for that potential. […]