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September 30, 2016

Clinton's tech policy in five tweets

Hillary Clinton’s tech policy is progressive. This doesn’t surprise me because the techies she has surrounded herself with understand the Internet not only as an information system but as a democratizing, person-to-person, many-to-many, cultural force.

Her policy brief, however, is long and detailed. No, of course you won’t agree with everything in it. Me neither. But that’s how politics works, and how it’s supposed to work.

So I decided to try to reduce the policy down to a more manageable scale, starting with a bumpersticker and working my way up. It’s here.

If you care about the cyber, vote.

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August 30, 2016

Party tech policies

Clinton policy page home page
https://www.hillaryclinton.com/issues/

Clinton Tech and Innovation policy

https://www.hillaryclinton.com/issues/technology-and-innovation/

Trump policy home page

https://www.donaldjtrump.com/positions

Trump’s Tech and Innovation policy

I did a Google search on “site:donaldjtrump.com technology” and likewise for innovation and couldn’t find a tech policy on his site, although he does support the GOP platform which mentions innovation:
https://action.donaldjtrump.com/issue/economy/canonical/


Libertarian Party

I couldn’t find a tech policy per se, but their platform mentions supporting uncensored and unregulated media and tech, privacy, and the use of innovative tech to protect the environment.
https://www.lp.org/platform

Green Party

The party platform doesn’t have a top-level tech policy, but there’s a subsection of the” Advanced Technology and Defense Conversion” section that talks about telecommunications, and one about Open Source Software.
http://www.gp.org/economic_justice_and_sustainability_2016/#ejAdvancedTech

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May 29, 2016

Hillary: Getting sh*t done

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February 22, 2008

Thank you, Hillary

I can’t remember a primary like this one.

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February 6, 2008

Victory

Yesterday, in a major party’s primary election for the presidency of the United States, about half the people voted for a woman, and the other half voted for an African-American.

We won!

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