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Stiff upper lip? The many porn searches of UK politicos, staff

Servers in the UK Parliament's network have been asked to find pornography 300,000 times since May 2012. Is this why the country's prime minister wants a porn filter?

By Sep. 5, 2013


Cybersecurity too crucial to leave to politicos? It's looking that way

With an election looming, parochial partisan politics trumped national security -- shocker, I know -- leaving cybersecurity policy firmly in midair.

By Aug. 7, 2012


Politico to mine Facebook for insight into voter sentiments

The partnership could offer new ways to measure what Facebook users are thinking about the upcoming presidential election.

By Jan. 12, 2012


Politico sues Facebook because he lost election

Majed Moughni ran for Congress last year and lost. Now he's suing Facebook, claiming the site shut down his page and cost him the election.

By Mar. 3, 2011


Republican politico's do-not-regulate Net manifesto

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) says it's time to block Net neutrality regulations and rein in government: "Here is the first opportunity for conservatives to make a stand."

By Jan. 18, 2011


European politicos protest DOJ WikiLeaks-Twitter probe

Flap caused by U.S. Justice Department's demand for WikiLeaks-related Twitter account data spreads to the EU, but U.S. State Department defends move as "appropriate and necessary."

By Jan. 11, 2011


Politicos press Facebook CEO over privacy flap

Congressmen Ed Markey and Joe Barton, who targeted Apple and Google before, now want Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to answer some pointed privacy questions.

By Oct. 20, 2010


Politicos give natural gas, efficiency top billing

The Clean Energy Summit policy confab touts building efficiency and calls natural gas a "bridge fuel" for a low-carbon energy infrastructure.

By Aug. 10, 2009


Track politicians' tweets with PoliticoTracker Twitter Edition

Ever feel like you have no idea what your elected officials are up to? If they're tech-savvy, they're tweeting. This clever app aggregates the tweets of all Twitter-using politicians.

By Jul. 16, 2009


Suddenly, Twitter's the rage with D.C. politicos

Missouri's U.S. senator becomes the latest to make waves with the microblogging site--this time suggesting when Obama would announce his choice for Health and Human Services head.

By Feb. 28, 2009