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Politicians fall behind in cyberspace race

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by rakib, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. rakib

    rakib New Member Webmaster

    Politicians are lost deep in cyberspace, struggling to reach a new generation of tech-savvy voters through blogs, social networking sites and video-sharing.

    In the United States, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama (news, bio, voting record) used their Web sites to launch their 2008 presidential campaigns.

    In France, supporters of the main presidential candidates have clashed over policy in the computer game Second Life, a virtual world that has more than 2 million users. In January, a spat between the far-right and left that featured exploding virtual pigs made a newspaper's front page.

    Full story at http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070418/wr_nm/internet_democracy_dc;_ylt=AkCqheRI4ODo5eTMU7oTf5AjtBAF

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