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Given the U.S. federal government's widespread adoption of open source, the amazing thing is that it took so long.
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.
The open-source Drupal package now is used to power WhiteHouse.gov. But please don't conflate open source and open governance.
Fans of legalizing marijuana flooded into a WhiteHouse.gov forum, pushing their questions to the top in a voting system that used Google Moderator.
The companies are providing education tools, devices, and wireless service as part of President Obama's ConnectEd initiative.
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.
The plan directs federal agencies to make important data available online, and to come up with plans for how to achieve openness, transparency, and participation.
Obama administration's summary of still-classified 2008 directive, announced at RSA, boosts involvement of National Security Agency in federal intrusion prevention.
Campaigns are underway online to raise support -- and cash -- for the recently revealed source who leaked details of the NSA's PRISM program.