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Re: [newtech-1] Wifi SSID Ad Campaign

From: Michael S.
Sent on: Saturday, May 10, 2008 12:24 AM
On May 9, 2008, at 8:01 PM, EddieN wrote:
> That's an innovative, low-cost way to get the word out, Baba. I only  
> hope that it's not going to be a case of preaching to the converted,  
> since wireless Internet users are among the most likely to vote or  
> have been campaigning actively for their candidate online. Just  
> today I was in a dialog with someone who is convinced that Facebook  
> has an anti-Hillary Clinton bias, simply because one particular pro- 
> Hillary Facebook group is having some technical difficulties and  
> their larger pro-Barack Obama rival group is not :)

According to Sen. Clinton she does seem to attract less educated  
people. Maybe they should hire a some Obama elitist developers (or at  
the very least a mega-consultant like Baba).


> Eddie
> On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 7:49 PM, Baba <[address removed]> wrote:
> The Election Primaries are coming to an end.
> I would like to start a campaign for the Presidential Candidate for  
> the Democratic Party in a subtle but no cost way to promote the  
> candidate.
> My idea involves having everyone who is a registered democrat and  
> has a Wireless router to rename the SSID on their routers to be  
> something like "VOTE NAME OF PERSON or "NAME OF PERSON_2008" and  
> make it open so that anytime anyone connects anywhere such routers  
> maybe available they can get to see the campaign and be reminded.
> Someone I know had go to canvas on Tuesday last in Philadelphia and  
> stated that there were plenty of people they met who were not even  
> aware of the primaries being held that day ( sad but true).
> So is this feasible, worthwhile and will people be willing to do  
> something along these lines.
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> they can't lose. -- Bill Gates
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