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Responding to Privacy Concerns, Whitehouse Drops YouTube for Broadcasting Presidential Speeches

Following protests that YouTube was creating persistent cookies for people who visited the White House web site, the latest Weekly Address of President Obama no longer secretly tracks Whitehouse visitors. Federal policy restricts the use of tracking cookies by federal agencies. Privacy concerns remain for media content delivered by Congressional offices. For more information, see EPIC's Cookies Page.

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