No IM for WH Staff?
JANUARY 24, 2009
The most technologically advanced team in politics, ooops, in government, is having one of the most useful tools ever taken away. Seriously: we've talked before about Tom Allen's famous finding - that if you're more than 50 feet apart, you've got a virtual communication problem to address. But a calculus that's perhaps one part security, one part law, and two parts politics, has long barred instant messaging from the White House.