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Selectricity: Free Online Internet Voting Tool

May 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Now there’s free internet voting for everyone except the governments. Yes, you can hold an Internet election, for free.
Selectricity is an MIT media lab project that is in the incubator program. Right now it allows you to create quick polls which are fun and easy. Later, then intend to enable cryptographically secure, [...]

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No-Follow, Link Juice and Wikipedia

April 30th, 2007 · 3 Comments

V7N Search Marketing News:
Wikipedia introduced the no-follow tag, presumably as way to prevent people using Wikipedia to pass link juice. Even when most Wikipedians wanted no-follow removed, Jimbo Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, hs chosen to keep no-follow.

Looks like Jimmy Wales is twice the hypocrite – once for wanting to keep adding no-follow to wikipedia [...]

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World’s first Internet Election in Estonia

February 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Estonia is all set to be the first country in the world to allow voters to vote over the Internet in a public general election! The system was tested recently where people could “vote” to choose the king of the forest from among 10 animals. They did not disclose the results, so we don’t know [...]

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Scoble the Wrong Choice?

December 28th, 2006 · 5 Comments

So John Edwards joins the race to become President, and hires Scoble to Blog for him?
Great, you say? Well, wait a second. Scoble is a geek – he worked for Microsoft and was good at apologizing for the many shortcomings of the monolithic software giant. He was really good at dropping names, connecting with people [...]

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