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Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda

Welcome to the non-partisan Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  Since 2007, this show has highlighted impact of new technologies on the campaign landscape, how expectations of voters are changing, role of online fundraising, digital and traditional means of persuasion and getting out the vote.  In this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, changes in the behavior of voters, restrictions on candidates and the new normal for retail politics are all under the microscope.

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Oct 7, 2022

Scott Goodstein is the CEO and Founder of Catalyst Campaigns and is active in the war against spam. He sets the stage with a description of the early days of mass text messaging by the Obama campaign in 2008.

We talk about:

  • Voter lists and targeting political text message spam
  • Impact of texting moving from opt-in to spam
  • Use of text messaging for consumer products versus use for political fundraising and persuasion
  • Weaponizing peer-to-peer texting for political disinformation and fraudulent fundraising
  • Changes in the rules surrounding political texting and inadequacies of 10DLC
  • Role of the FCC in defining and determining legal use of political campaign texting
  • Need for a DoNotText List with teeth

@CatalystCmpgns #10DLC #Peer2PeerTexting #P2PTexting #Fundraising #PoliticalDisinformation #Spam

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