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2016 Oct 12, 7:00
here's what the electoral map would look like if we had four political parties none of which won two adjacent states
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Kickstarter's exciting 24 hours

2012 Feb 10, 8:51

“Two million-dollar projects, a major political speech involving Kickstarter, an amazing band launching a project for a comeback 20 years in the making… the list goes on. Here’s a minute-by-minute breakdown of the day’s events.”

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Swiss government keeps downloading legal after piracy study

2011 Dec 4, 2:28

“One in three people in Switzerland download unauthorized music, movies and games from the Internet and since last year the government has been wondering what to do about it. … The overall conclusion of the study is that the current copyright law, under which downloading copyrighted material for personal use is permitted, doesn’t have to change.” Wow, that sounds like almost reasonable and understandable copyright law.

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Analysis of the Green Dam Censorware System

2009 Jun 12, 12:20"We have discovered remotely-exploitable vulnerabilities in Green Dam, the censorship software reportedly mandated by the Chinese government. Any web site a Green Dam user visits can take control of the PC. According to press reports, China will soon require all PCs sold in the country to include Green Dam. This software monitors web sites visited and other activity on the computer and blocks adult content as well as politically sensitive material."PermalinkCommentscensorship china hack security internet greendam

Register to Vote in Washington State

2008 Sep 11, 1:02Register to vote in Washington State online. "You must complete a voter registration form if you are registering for the first time in Washington or if you have moved to a new county. If you have moved within the same county, you may transfer your registration by completing a new form or contacting your County Auditor by mail, email, or phone. There is no registration by political party in Washington state."PermalinkCommentspolitics government vote washington elections registration

311 customer service rep has a window onto San Francisco's secret heart.

2007 Oct 9, 5:12San Francisco has a free 311 number similar to 911 except not for emergencies. You describe a problem or question and they find the correct city agencies to help you. Sounds like a great interface to public political agencies.PermalinkCommentsvia:thedpshow blog article humor phone advice sanfrancisco 311 news
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