[This article about how politicians in the UK are using the Web appears in the February issue of N-TEN.] by Monique Cuvelier, Talance, Inc. Back when everyone was saying Al Gore "invented the Internet," no one rolled their eyes more than the Brits. Back then, the very notion of Internet-based technologies was enough to send British eyes into one-eighties, never mind the marriage of politics and social media. The idea of the Queen appearing on YouTube? Patently ridiculous.