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Obama's Whitehouse.gov: Frozen in time?

President Obama promised the most open and transparent administration in history. But his own White House Web site shows that it's not always easy to translate campaign promises into reality.

By January 21, 2009


Bush camp takes charge of Whitehouse.gov in transition

As the Bush administration and new Congress move into the Capitol, they'll also be taking over the federal Web, casting aside the content in favor of fresh, updated pages.

January 9, 2001


Apple, Microsoft join carriers in $750M pledge to education

The companies are providing education tools, devices, and wireless service as part of President Obama's ConnectEd initiative.

By February 4, 2014


Obama: NSA programs could be 'redesigned' to prevent abuses

After a week of fireworks over NSA spying, including a judge's use of the word "Orwellian" and a surprisingly critical report from the president's own advisory panel, Obama speaks of reform but says specifics will come later.

By December 20, 2013


Edward Snowden gets crowdsourced support

Campaigns are underway online to raise support -- and cash -- for the recently revealed source who leaked details of the NSA's PRISM program.

By June 10, 2013


Want to unlock your phone? Fix the DMCA

commentary The anti-circumvention provision of the DMCA has been stifling research, slowing innovation, and annoying consumers for more than a decade. So why does it still exist?

By January 29, 2013


Obama, Romney outline policies toward tech startups

In response to a query from a New York City-based tech group, the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates outline how their respective policies will benefit tech innovators and entrepreneurs.

By October 13, 2012


What hath #OpMegaUpload wrought?

CNET rounds up the list of targets from today's Anonymous DDoS attacks, including which ones stayed up, went down, or flipped back and forth.

By January 19, 2012


White House wants new copyright law crackdown

Obama administration asks Congress to make "illegal streaming" of audio or video a federal felony and says FBI agents should be able to wiretap suspected infringers.

By March 15, 2011


TSA plans modest changes to 'virtual strip searches'

TSA tells Congress that "new policies" likely will exempt pilots from controversial new screening procedures. But general public may not benefit.

By November 16, 2010