Technology is changing the face of American politics, say many experts, and at least one Web pioneer calls it the biggest change since the American Revolution.
Attendees at the Personal Democracy Forum in New York this week submitted undirected iReports at a kiosk. Many talked about the unprecedented degree to which the Internet is opening up the democratic process.
"Ordinary people ... are now influencing and changing the political process, both in the way we elect people, and in the future, the way we do actual governance," said Craig Newmark, founder of the online community Craigslist and supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama. Read full article »