President Obama may be quite cozy with tech -- what with his predilection for the iPad and those town hall meetings on Facebook -- but he's well aware of its dark side, too. Today he announced that the US will freeze assets and cancel the American visas of Iranian and Syrian agencies tracking dissidents and pro-democracy groups via satellite, computer and phone networks.
Anyone that help the governments of Iran and Syria obtain technology to track dissenters through social media will soon find their U.S. assets frozen, thanks to new sanctions announced today by the White House. President Barack Obam... Read Post
President Obama participated in a town hall meeting at Facebook headquarters yesterday. The event was streamed live online, with Obama taking questions from the live crowd and from Facebook users via the site. The president outlined... Read Post