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Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, September 24, 2012
Sep 24, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, September 24, 2012

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Let's start with the anatomy of a troll: First you email. Then you follow up with a text. Then, if all else fails, you place a phone call. All of this to get your kid in college to register to vote. Technology to the rescue? Turbovote is of one of a host of websites that try to make sure you are on the voter rolls ahead of the election... which is nice, but Turbovote's real strength is that it won't give up on you after this election day November 6.

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The Digital Vote: States and Nonprofits Push for Voter Registration Online

Sep 24, 2012
Let's start with the anatomy of a troll: First you email. Then you follow up with a text. Then, if all else fails, you place a phone call. All of this to get your kid in college to register to vote. Technology to the rescue?

Let’s start with the anatomy of a troll: First you email. Then you follow up with a text. Then, if all else fails, you place a phone call. All of this to get your kid in college to register to vote. Technology to the rescue? Turbovote is of one of a host of websites that try to make sure you are on the voter rolls ahead of the election… which is nice, but Turbovote’s real strength is that it won’t give up on you after this election day November 6.

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