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WhiteHouse.gov now runs Drupal. What took it so long?

Given the U.S. federal government's widespread adoption of open source, the amazing thing is that it took so long.

By October 26, 2009

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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