CNET News Daily Podcast: Hail to the new tech chief

Barack Obama wants his White House to be the most transparent in history, using the latest tech tools of the trade.

Charles Cooper Former Executive Editor / News
Charles Cooper was an executive editor at CNET News. He has covered technology and business for more than 25 years, working at CBSNews.com, the Associated Press, Computer & Software News, Computer Shopper, PC Week, and ZDNet.
Charles Cooper

The 44th president of the United States got sworn in on a very historic Tuesday. He's got a wider display of technology tools at his disposal than any of his predecessors, but will Barack Obama's White House become the most transparent in history? CNET News' Declan McCullagh weighs in on the tech transition.

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