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PolitiHacks Digest – 17 June 2013 – What happens when a bill is debated in Congress?

These folks want your support: StopWatching.us—Oppose government surveillance of us? Support Sen. Moran’s startup visa amendment Lincoln Labs—Local to the Bay Area? Check out this politically-themed hackathon focusing on economic liberty this weekend Got a cause you want to share? Tell … Continue reading

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PolitiHacks Digest – 10 June 2013 – What are the politics of the NSA surveillance leaks?

These folks want your support: EFF: Oppose massive government surveillance program Support Sen. Moran’s startup visa amendment Lincoln Labs—Local to the Bay Area? Check out this politically-themed hackathon focusing on economic liberty Got a cause you want to share? Tell me. … Continue reading

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PolitiHacks Digest – 10 June 2013 – What’s going on with the NSA surveillance programs?

The Washington Post dropped a bombshell that the government was engaged in a massive surveillance program (PRISM) with the compliance of major US tech companies. Opponents are in an uproar; expect another clash between open internet, national security. Critics quickly led to … Continue reading

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PolitiHacks Digest – 3 June 2013

These folks want your support: Tech helping Sacramento—Requesting proposals for how tech could drive innovation in government Lincoln Labs—Local to the Bay Area? Check out this politically-themed hackathon FixTheDMCA—Own your cellphone by patching the law that restricts you to borrowing … Continue reading

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PolitiHacks Digest – 28 May 2013 – What’s next for the immigration bill, startup visa?

Reading List—Theme: Immigration Reform Politico: LATISM & iMarch partnership—Latins In Social Media (LATISM) and Mayor Bloomberg’s March for Innovation (iMarch) partnered up to drive social media activity into the iMarch, which saw 30k+ actions taken over social media. Senators take to … Continue reading

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PolitiHacks Digest – 20 May 2013

These folks want your support: #iMarch—The last few days to get involved: Fix immigration for startups on May 22 with Brad Feld and former Governor Schwarzenegger FixTheDMCA—New cellphone unlocking bill introduced, getting ready to move forward, and we need your help; … Continue reading

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PolitiHacks Digest – 13 May 2013 – Can we turn a successful White House petition on cellphone unlocking into an actual law?

These folks want your support: #iMarch—Fix immigration for startups on May 22 with Brad Feld; now’s the time FixTheDMCA—New cellphone unlocking bill introduced, getting ready to move forward, and we need your help; join YC, reddit, EFF, and others. Got … Continue reading

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