Daily Digest | Putting the Robots Before the Recovery
BY Joshua Sherman | Thursday, February 19 2009
Clash of the Robots (Files): Conflating Code and Closed Government CNET security watchdog Christopher Soghoian wonders if the restrictive robots.txt file on the new Recovery.gov site is evidence that the "administration's much-publicized commitment to transparency is simply hype?" Those are mighty strong words. Are they fair ones? Read more.
Orszag Lays Out In-House Asks on Open Stimulus New incoming Office of Management and Budget director Peter Orszag gives every department and agency formal notice on what it needs to do to stay on the good side of Recovery.gov. What exactly is he asking? Read more.
Eventual CTO Will Sit on Obama's Domestic Policy Council A February 5th executive order bumps President Obama's not-yet-named federal CTO up to the Domestic Policy Council. Will that grant the future CTO a lot of influence? Read more.