Silas writes "What are the technology-related questions that you want to make sure would-be elected officials can answer? I'm currently running for a City Council seat in my city of Richmond, IN, where there are still elected officials who don't use email. What kinds of tech knowledge and experience would you want to make sure a candidate — at the local, state, national level or beyond — have before they get your vote?"
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Silas writes "The Wall Street Journal reports that "Google Inc. is in talks to acquire popular video-sharing site YouTube Inc. for roughly $1.6 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. The discussions are still at a sensitive stage and could well break off, this person says...Rumors circulated earlier this year that some major media companies expressed interest in buying closely-held YouTube. Chief Executive Chad Hurley said at the time that the company was not for sale and an IPO in the future was a possibility.""