Shouldn't members of Congress be able to connect with all of us freely and easily online? I'd guess most of you would think that's a good idea. So, when Sunlight's Open House Project Google group got riled up this week about this issue (see http://tinyurl.com/59tvm2/), we were inspired to do something to rally citizens to ensure lawmakers can freely connect with us all online.
In that spirit, we just launched a new campaign, "Let Our Congress Tweet," (http://letourcongresstweet.org) to urge Congress to create clear guidelines about how lawmakers can use the Internet to communicate using Web services like YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and MySpace.
Friday, July 11, 2008
Petition: Let Our Congress "Tweet"
In my Inbox, from the good folks at the Sunlight Foundation: