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EFF Questions YouTube Clips On White House Site

January 28, 2009

EFF Questions YouTube Clips On White House Site

President Barack Obama's use of YouTube has drawn fire from the digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation, which is questioning whether it poses a threat to people's online privacy.

"Overall, we believe visitors to government Web sites should be able to view official information securely, without fear of being tracked either by the government itself or by third parties such as YouTube," EFF director Cindy Cohn wrote Tuesday in a letter to White House counsel Gregory Craig. "If the government uses the services of private companies, it should make sure that those companies employ the same privacy-protective standards that the government sets for itself."

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