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Wednesday 12 August 2009

Gordon Brown: Wiring a web for global good

There's been some follow-up from Rafael Behr's piece in the Observer saying 'The Tories think the internet favours them. They're wrong' which repeats the meme that Gordon Brown is a web luddite whilst 'webcameron' gets it.

This is just wrong and the following talk by Brown at TedGlobal last month shows why.

Yes, Labour has a crap web operation. Yes, Gordon should stop jigging around in Downing Street videos.

But this presentation off the Westminster bubble circuit is seemingly effortless and masterful and demonstrates that he 'gets it' web-wise.