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New York legislators keep e-voting software in public hands

http://www.computerworld.com

With this year's New York Senate and Assembly session now ended, local voting activists are chalking up a victory for the public at the expense of Microsoft Corp. and the e-voting industry.

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"Open-Source Government"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

"In recent years, we've seen the growth of a canker on the Constitution. A swelling blind spot where were are increasingly not allowed to look. I'm talking about abuse of governmental secrecy. 'We the people' cannot effectively self-govern when certain things are routinely hidden from our view."

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Ballmer to become ambassador to China?!?

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Irascible chair-flinging corporate tyrant Steve Ballmer could be in the running for a top government job, it was revealed last week.

Presidential hopeful John McCain, speaking at the D: All Things Digital conference, ... dropped the name of Ballmer as a possible McCain administration member, to the astonishment of the audience.

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