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Apps Make Pestering Congress So Easy That Politicians Can’t Keep Up

Donald Trump is president, and Americans are flooding Congress with pleas and protestations. They’re anxious about the fate of Obamacare, the future of the environment, and the president’s cabinet nominations. How are they expressing their anger, fears, and hopes? Email. Lots of email.Individuals can move the needle, says Ernesto Falcon of the digital rights advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation. “Local people with really compelling stories can really make a difference,” he says.

Sunday, January 29, 2017
Wired

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