The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Tech

The Politics of Tech

“The Fraying of a Nation’s Decency” An interesting article about [NY Times]

The White House has been petitioning on a number of issues. However, the petition to “Direct the Patent Office to Cease Issuing Software Patents” has been a hit. [Technology Review India]

Diebold voting machines can be hacked by remote control? What?! Unbelievable. [Salon]

Since Spotify has been released in Sweden music piracy has dropped by 25%. [TorrentFreak]

Three Senators: Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Al Franken (D-MN), and Chris Coons (D-DE) have condemned OnStar for tracking its customers. Schumer called it “one of the most brazen invasions of privacy in recent memory.” [ars technica]


Leave a Reply




You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

The Recovering Politician Bookstore


The RP on The Daily Show

Sign Up For The RP's Email List!