FCW Insider

Blog archive

The big winner in Tuesday's elections: Web 2.0

So the big winner in Tuesday's mid-term elections sure seems to be Web 2.0, and, more specifically, YouTube.

Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) conceded today, thereby giving the Democrats control of the Senate. And the Allen-Webb race still seems remarkable. The WP called it a "stunning breakdown." Just months ago, Allen was seen as presidential material, and then...



And, as you can see, the thing spread thanks to the Web.

Allen had a terrible campaign. He ran out of feet to shoot. But it is YouTube that made him vulnerable.

Meanwhile, CNet offers its assessment of what the elections mean for tech. The story, however, mostly focuses on net neutrality.

Posted by Christopher Dorobek on Nov 09, 2006 at 12:15 PM


Featured

  • Telecommunications
    Stock photo ID: 658810513 By asharkyu

    GSA extends EIS deadline to 2023

    Agencies are getting up to three more years on existing telecom contracts before having to shift to the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle.

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock image ID: 569172169 By Zenzen

    OMB looks to retrain feds to fill cyber needs

    The federal government is taking steps to fill high-demand, skills-gap positions in tech by retraining employees already working within agencies without a cyber or IT background.

  • Acquisition
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA to consolidate multiple award schedules

    The General Services Administration plans to consolidate dozens of its buying schedules across product areas including IT and services to reduce duplication.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.