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Alex Howard

Washington, DC
Deputy Director, Sun Foundation and Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  open source, digital technology, open data, health it, city and county government, federal government, enterprise technology, government, health care, online politics, civic issues, federal it, digital media, innovation, privacy, big data, social media, open government, internet, technology, tech policy

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Alexander B. Howard was the Washington Correspondent for O'Reilly Media, where he wrote about the intersection of government, the Internet and society, including how technology is being used to help citizens, cities, and national governments solve large-scale problems. He is an authority on the u...


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@digiphile — 259,465 followers, 151,554 tweets

Jul 24, 2017

@POTUS @washingtonpost @CIA By declassifying this program @POTUS has made it hard for @CIA to GLOMAR - to "neither confirm nor deny" - a FOIA.

Jul 24, 2017

In a statement, @POTUS confirmed @WashingtonPost's report he ended a covert @CIA program to arm rebels in Syria.

Jul 24, 2017

RT @BraddJaffy: —Amazon pays taxes/collects state sales tax —The president is threatening a company because its owner also owns a n…

Jul 24, 2017

There's 0 evidence @JeffBezos has ever asked @PostBaron to shift coverage, much less "lobby" Congress to direct attention away from @Amazon.

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