Patent office’s open data efforts detailed in new report
April 17, 2015
As the U.S. patent office has been working to boost its open data offerings, a new report offers a look at where the agency currently stands.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
Watch what you tweet, because even the delete button won’t save you, especially if you’re in Congress.
The Sunlight Foundation recently launched Politwoops, a new tool that posts politicians' tweets that have been subsequently deleted. That could include anything from a simple spelling mistake that needs to be cleaned up to … other stuff.
The site already includes more than 3,000 tweets dating back more than seven months.
Some gems discovered include former Louisiana Governor and presidential aspirer Buddy Roemer wondering what the word "Fubar" meant.