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White House Web site moves to generic video player; privacy advocates applaud

March 3, 2009

A White House decision to use a generic flash video player for hosting President Barack Obama's latest weekly video address on WhiteHouse.gov is being seen by some as a sign that the executive office is responding to previous concerns about the use of embedded YouTube videos on the site...

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a privacy rights group, in January sent a letter to White House Counsel Gregory Craig about the issue. Yesterday, it expressed hope that the latest change shows that the White House is listening to the concerns.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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