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Will an open Internet policy emerge? FCC Advisor on net neutrality

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Daniel Alvarez—Legal Advisor for Wireline, Public Safety, and Homeland Security at the FCC (Federal Communications Commission)—spoke at a forum last...Read more

Tools to help the government help the people

A story of working in government and the apps coming out of Code for America. Reposted via Creative Commons.Read more

Government Evangelist at GitHub on US open technologies

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Ben Balter is a Government Evangelist at GitHub, and he will be talking about Software Development as a Civic Service at next week's All Things Open...Read more

Where new European Commission leaders stand on open source

As Neelie Kroes leaves the office of the European Commission's VP of the Digital Agenda, we take a look the new, incoming leadership and ask where...Read more

7 local governments announced to build with Code for America

Code for America announces seven local government partners for 2015 Fellowship Program.Read more

The changing tide of open government and open data

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A report back from Code for America Summit 2014 this year -- what's the same, what's changed, and what's more serious.Read more

Going behind the scenes at

Jeanne Holm is the lead for communications, collaboration, and outreach for the project. In this interview, she shares with me how this...Read more

5 great apps backed with open data

These 5 applications are examples of the kind of apps, visualizations, and analyses that are created from working with developers, educators, and...Read more