can be embedded too...

Population Clock
Posted by jenett on 03/31/14

countries behaving badly

A Short Guide to the Internet’s Biggest Enemies
Posted by jenett on 03/17/14

a laugh (to create awareness)

PRSM - The Sharing Network
(more info)
Posted by jenett on 08/25/13

evolving policy through collaboration

Project Open Data
Posted by jenett on 05/19/13


U.S. Terrorism Agency to Tap a Vast Database of Citizens

The rules now allow the little-known National Counterterrorism Center to examine the government files of U.S. citizens for possible criminal behavior, even if there is no reason to suspect them. That is a departure from past practice, which barred the agency from storing information about ordinary Americans unless a person was a terror suspect or related to an investigation.

Posted by jenett on 12/19/12

It's your choice...

National Do Not Call Registry (Q&A)
Posted by jenett on 11/13/12

'perfectly functional' trash

Governments Promote Planned Obsolescence, Too
Posted by jenett on 09/23/12

US-centric network inititiative

US Ignite (about)

US Ignite is an initiative to promote US leadership in developing applications and services for ultra-fast broadband and software-defined networks. It will foster the creation of novel applications and digital experiences that will transform healthcare, education and job skills training, public safety, energy, and advanced manufacturing.

[The Mozilla Blog]

Posted by jenett on 06/13/12

Oh, never mind!

Politwoops - Deleted tweets from politicians

Sure, we all tweet things we don't mean to share, but now politicians have no way to hide them. Discover tweets that your politicians shared and then promptly deleted.

[Sunlight Foundation]

Posted by jenett on 05/31/12

for UK web developers

Simple EU Cookie Law Permission Prompt
[CodeVisually (ads)]

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by jenett on 05/14/12

It's all about censorship... (2)

Don't Break the Internet
Posted by jenett on 12/21/11

If you use

...the following may be useful to you: Pinboard Status. I've decided to post this after attempting to review an article on the pinboard blog I had bookmarked and finding it was (still) unavailable this morning.

Related: Web hosting firm says FBI took servers in raid

Posted by jenett on 06/24/11

testing prototype in public

Welcome to is an experimental prototype (an 'alpha') of a new, single website for UK Government...

Posted by jenett on 05/12/11

connectivity by community

National Broadband Map – "a searchable and interactive website that allows users to view broadband availability across every neighborhood in the United States"
Posted by jenett on 02/25/11

some useful stuff... Mobile Apps
Posted by jenett on 07/09/10

live traffic cam datasets

TfL Live Traffic Cameras | London DataStore (see usage example)
Posted by jenett on 06/18/10

Know thy plastic.

FRB: Credit Card Agreements
Posted by jenett on 06/12/10

developed by Releases Open Source Code (plugins for Drupal content management platform)
Posted by jenett on 04/22/10

'don't fall prey' to scammers

Census Scams - You Can Count on It
Posted by jenett on 03/15/10

re: government-imposed censorship

The Great Australian Internet Blackout
Posted by jenett on 01/25/10

one for the kids

NCES Kids' Zone
Posted by jenett on 01/03/10

food safety info. gateway
Posted by jenett on 11/04/09

disaster-related symbols

Emergency Symbology Reference
[Social Design Notes]
Posted by jenett on 10/22/09

detailed historical documents

National Park Service History: Park Histories
Posted by jenett on 10/01/09

'widespread computer attack'

Governments hit by cyber attack
Posted by jenett on 07/08/09

'journey through the sciences'

NOAA Photo Library

Federal datasets
Posted by jenett on 05/22/09

topical collections

Library of Congress Web Archives
Posted by jenett on 05/19/09

UK government is watching... (3)

Agency denies internet spy plans
Posted by jenett on 05/04/09

UK government is watching... (2)

Plan to monitor all internet use

The new system would track all e-mails, phone calls and internet use, including visits to social network sites.

Related post: UK government is watching you!

Posted by jenett on 04/27/09

big cable hates competition

Save NC
Posted by jenett on 04/23/09

'stretching the law'

Net firms start storing user data

Details of user e-mails, website visits and net phone calls will be stored by internet service providers (ISPs) from Monday under an EU directive...

Posted by jenett on 04/06/09

UK government is watching you!

Social network sites 'monitored' – "It is part of a plan to store details of all phone calls, e-mails and websites visited on a central database..."
Posted by jenett on 03/26/09

'a level playing field'

UK government backs open source
Posted by jenett on 02/25/09

UK's 'recovery' website

Real Help Now
Posted by jenett on 02/23/09

'Accountability and Transparency'
Posted by jenett on 02/20/09

a new day

a new day

Posted by jenett on 01/20/09

government 'filtering' (2)

Net firms rebuff filtering plan

Australian government plans to filter net use have been rebuffed by local internet service providers (ISPs).

Related: No Clean Feed - Stop Internet Censorship in Australia

Posted by jenett on 12/12/08

a new presence... – "Office of the President-Elect"
Posted by jenett on 11/06/08

'unacceptable intrusion'

German spyware plans trigger row – "German government plans to spy on terror suspects by deploying malicious e-mails have drawn sharp criticism."
Posted by jenett on 09/02/07

List: RSS Feeds

List of Library of Congress RSS Feeds
Posted by jenett on 03/07/07

restoring the 'promise'

Web censorship 'bypass' unveiled – "A tool has been created capable of circumventing government censorship of the web, according to researchers."
Posted by jenett on 11/28/06

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