CNET News Daily Podcast: How does Biden rate on tech issues?

A look at Biden's tech voting record, and Denver prepares for the strain on its communication infrastructure.

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As we all know by now, it's an Obama/Biden ticket. But where does the Delaware senator stand on issues of concern to the tech world? CNET News political correspondent Declan McCaullagh, who's on his way to cover the Democratic convention in Denver, checks in.

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