Texting Campaign Cash

Contributing to political campaigns via text messaging is the topic of this AP report.

Mobile giving is currently limited to nonpartisan, charitable organizations, such as the United Way, and politicians must clear a few technical and regulatory obstacles. But that could happen before the next presidential election.

“There’s some things we’ll have to work out for campaign finance, but I think in four years we’ll have done that,” said Jed Alpert, CEO of Mobile Commons, one of the five mobile application service providers that help organizations implement mobile giving.

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