Friday, July 11, 2008

Petition: Let Our Congress "Tweet"

In my Inbox, from the good folks at the Sunlight Foundation:
Dear Sunlighter,

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, 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," ( 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.

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