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Open Gov Guru Leaving White House

Beth Noveck, deputy chief technology officer and director of the Open Government Initiative will follow her colleague Andrew McLaughlin out the door of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Noveck, the author of Wiki Government, a tome on social media and democracy, will return to teaching law …

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White House Deputy CTO, Internet Policy Guru Resigns

One of the White House’s top technology advisers, who helmed the Obama administration’s efforts to navigate the often unknown waters of Internet policy, announced he was resigning last week. Andrew McLaughlin, the White House’s deputy chief technology officer, said Dec. 23 he was leaving the federal government to launch two …

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No Government Fix for ‘Fake Secure’ Sites

It’s a scary scenario in today’s cyber world, where all kinds of transactions are made with the click of a mouse. The site you think you’re on — where perhaps you have entered bank account information or a Social Security number — is not actually what it claims to be. …

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US Government to Launch New Video Platform

The U.S. government will launch a new Video.gov platform, said White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer Andrew McLaughlin at a Gov 2.0 Summit last week. So far, there are millions of public-domain videos in government archives, but many are not digitized or posted for public viewing. Nonprofits, such as Public.Resource.Org, …

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