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fastcompany:

The War Over Obama’s Election Tech
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) wants to keep the technology behind Obama’s impressive web presence a secret. 
Obama’s website is a beautiful, social media laden fundraising machine that is being credited for much of his success during the last election and has given him a reputation of being America’s first truly social president. 
For both ethical and developmental reasons the team of tech superstars that built and managed the site are calling for the programming, which was developed off of pre-existing open source software, to be made public.
Should other people be able to build off of the technology that helped Obama get elected or should it be kept under wraps?

yes keep it under wraps, because the meeting they had last week, still shows they don’t give two fucks about anybody.

fastcompany:

The War Over Obama’s Election Tech

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) wants to keep the technology behind Obama’s impressive web presence a secret. 

Obama’s website is a beautiful, social media laden fundraising machine that is being credited for much of his success during the last election and has given him a reputation of being America’s first truly social president. 

For both ethical and developmental reasons the team of tech superstars that built and managed the site are calling for the programming, which was developed off of pre-existing open source software, to be made public.

Should other people be able to build off of the technology that helped Obama get elected or should it be kept under wraps?

yes keep it under wraps, because the meeting they had last week, still shows they don’t give two fucks about anybody.

(via dynastylnoire)

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