Obama Vs. Romney: 6 Tech Policy Differences
With the 2012 election drawing near, InformationWeek Government compares the tech plans of President Obama and the Democrats and those of Governor Romney and the Republicans.
As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney head into the home stretch of the Presidential election, how do their technology policies compare? U.S. innovation has been a cornerstone for both campaigns, but the candidates have sharp differences on issues from cybersecurity to Internet regulation. President Obama has earned a reputation as a tech enthusiast, with his White House-issued Blackberry and photos showing him using an iPad. For his part, Mitt Romney's team developed a smartphone app called "Mitt's VP" to announce Paul Ryan as Romney's running mate. Both candidates use Twitter and other social media, and both candidates' campaigns rely heavily on data mining to help find and convert voters. Obama and Romney have spoken about technology on the stump and discussed technology policy on their campaign Websites, and the candidates' respective parties have detailed their tech policy strategies in party platforms... Read full story on InformationWeek
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