I”ve just been channeling my blogging Chi into the newborn Law & Disorder. Here’s what I’ve been doing there, in case (for some crazy reason) it’s not in your feed yet:
A galaxy of tech stars are being named as possible candidates for Chief Technology Officer in the Obama administration. Here are three reasons it may not be any of them.
Michael Lind glimpses a “Fourth Republic” on the horizon, driven by technological change—but seems oddly determined to ignore the Internet.
Will an Obama White House revisit classification policy?
Ars Technica’s morning politics and policy link roundup.
Waxman makes a play for powerful committee chairmanship, with responsibility for a slew of tech issues.
Previewing election tech for 2012.
A major conservative site launches “Operation Leper” to track Palin trashers.
Ars Technica’s morning links roundup.
Wayne Crews at the Competitive Enterprise Institute makes the case against Obama’s proposal to create a cabinet-level Chief Technology Officer.
McCain and Obama hacked by a “foreign entity.”
Sure, we’ve got polls and prediction markets by the score, but did Web hits augur last night’s outcome as well? The Compete blog compares traffic to the candidates’ official sites over the past six months.
Law & Disorder will be liveblogging the results as they roll in, from the first exit poll frenzy to the last hanging chad.
Would clickwrap contracts even be offered if companies expected people to read them? And if not, how seriously should courts take them?
Early reports from this morning’s Supreme Court hearings on the FCC’s “fleeting expletives” rule don’t sound so hot for fans of the F-bomb.
Introducing Law & Disorder.