Earth Hour 8.30pm Saturday 26th March 2011

Make your own virtual lantern and show you care about the planet. Turn off your lights for Earth Hour.

On 26th March, 2011 at 8.30  pm people from all around the world will be switching off their lights for Earth Hour. You can also show your support right now by creating a colourful lantern online.
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What Would You Like to See in a Library of Congress Blog for Teachers?

Please drop the Library and line and let us know what you’d most like to see in this teacher blog.

The Library of Congress is preparing to launch a blog to serve K-12 teachers.
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Industry lobbying keeps public in the dark about broadband

Washingtonians get less bang for their broadband buck than every state in the nation except Alaska, according to a survey released Tuesday.

Industry lobbying keeps public in the dark about broadband
The government is spending up to $350 million of taxpayer money to create a map that will show where there is high-speed Internet service in the United States and where there is not. Despite the large expenditure of taxpayer funds, it will display no information on price or subscriber numbers. Internet connection speeds will be averaged over an entire metropolitan area and an as-yet unknown portion of the data collected to make the map will be off-limits to the public.
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Maryland Corrections Agency includes passwords as a part of their background check process

Maryland Corrections Agency Demanding All Social Media Passwords Of Potential Hires

Maryland Corrections Agency Demanding All Social Media Passwords Of Potential Hires
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The FCC is out of control

The FCC a regulatory organization that is out of control written by FCC COMMISSIONER ROBERT M. McDOWELL one of it’s own. Preserving the Open Internet, et al., Report and Order (Dec. 21, 2010) the
FCC is not only defying a court, but it is circumventing the will of a large, bipartisan majority of Congress as well.

is the FCC  a regulatory organization that is “out of control” and can operate “above the law”? a MUST READ by one of their own.
excerpted from the STATEMENT of FCC COMMISSIONER ROBERT M. McDOWELL
Before the SUBCOMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY
COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & COMMERCE
UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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Patient Safety and Health information technology – Public Input Message

Any occurrences of how your health IT system has impacted patient safety (positively or negatively).

Lin, Herb February 14, 2011
Patient Safety and Health information technology – Public Input Message
Tell us ofAny occurrences of how your health IT system has impacted patient safety (positively or negatively).
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