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[liberationtech] liberation tech and Congress

Wayne Moore wmoore at stanford.edu
Wed Mar 20 13:36:25 PDT 2013


I believe Zoe Loffgrin (sp) has been pretty good on these sorts of
issues lately as well.

Wayne
On 3/20/2013 12:23, xek3149 wrote:
>
> Darrell Issa, Ron Wyden
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> On Mar 20, 2013 2:14 PM, "Brian Conley" <brianc at smallworldnews.tv
> <mailto:brianc at smallworldnews.tv>> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Lorelei,
> >
> > You might be surprised to hear this, I certainly was. Apparently
> Representative Darrell Issa has been pushing a bunch of opensource
> development around WordPress and potentially other OpenGov applications.
> >
> > Brian
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 12:04 PM, Lorelei Kelly
> <loreleikelly at gmail.com <mailto:loreleikelly at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >>
> >> hi all,
> >>
> >> Here at OTI, I'm spearheading an effort to find and cultivate 5-10
> Members of the House and Senate so that they will be
> >> champions of open technology and other related policy issues. We'd
> like to make them authoritative and confident to stand up for our
> priorities by providing them with subject matter expertise and
> technical knowledge--the idea is to create some key nodes on Capitol
> Hill that will educate the institution over time.   
> >>
> >> Its not a lobbying effort, but a long term policy education effort. 
> >>
> >> Question: as a foreign policy wonk until recently, I'm not familiar
> with the scorecards or vote rating guides that might be available on
> open technology, Internet freedom, privacy, etc.  Is anyone doing this?  
> >>
> >> Also, does anybody have any recommendations for our list?  The
> individuals don't have to be techies, though that is a bonus. We'd
> love to support members who are wonks and thoughtful systems thinkers
> and reformers in either party.  
> >>
> >> LK
> >>
> >> --
> >> Lorelei Kelly
> >>
> >>
> >> check out our SmartCongress pitch!
> >> read about Congress' Wicked Problem
> >> look at these cool maps about guns and power in the Atlantic 
> >>
> >> Open Technology Institute
> >> New America Foundation
> >>
> >> Tweeting @loreleikelly
> >>
> >> cell: 202-487-7728
> >>
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> >
> >
> > --
> >
> >  
> >
> > Brian Conley
> >
> > Director, Small World News
> >
> > http://smallworldnews.tv
> >
> > m: 646.285.2046
> >
> > Skype: brianjoelconley
> >
> >
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