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Posted byon August 15, 2014 at 12:53 PM EDT
On Friday, August 1, President Obama signed a bill into law that again made it legal for consumers to unlock their cell phones. It marked the very first time a We the People petition led to a legislative fix.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 12:28 PM EDT
Jeff Zients and Sen. Patrick Leahy write about the importance of answering the public's call on cell phone unlocking.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 4:12 PM EDT
Last year, over 114,000 of you made your voice heard and petitioned the Administration to restore a basic consumer freedom: to take your mobile service — and a phone or tablet you already own — to the carrier that best suits your needs. Today, President Obama applauds Congress for passing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 2:57 PM EDT
Posted byon June 3, 2014 at 2:53 PM EDT
We invited our We the People Write API beta testers here to the White House for a hackathon as part of the second annual National Day of Civic Hacking.
Posted byon May 1, 2014 at 11:50 AM EDT
On May 29, the White House will welcome developers and tech experts to the White House for an all-day (civic) hackathon.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 3:06 PM EDT
The White House issued its response to a We the People petition on net neutrality, reaffirming the administration's commitment to an open Internet.
Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 10:58 AM EDT
We're developing a Write API that will allow individuals and organizations collect signatures from their own platforms and submit them to We the People, all without requiring users to visit our site.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 1:40 PM EDT
We the People, the White House petitions platform, turns two years old
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT
Developing APIs and soliciting valuable input from the developer community will help improve the experience of using The White House’s petitions platform and broaden the dialog that We The People represents.