Barack Obama Keeps Akamai (AKAM)

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President Obama’s new WhiteHouse.gov is live. There’s his agenda, a blog (with no comments feature), RSS feeds, and more, including a promise to “publish all non-emergency legislation to the website for five days, and allow the public to review and comment before the President signs it.”

Who’s hosting it? Akamai Technologies (AKAM), the market-leading content delivery network.

Web searches suggest Akamai hosted older editions of WhiteHouse.gov, too. But it looks like Obama’s platform of “change” doesn’t include Web hosts. Today’s domain information:

; > DiG 9.4.2-P2 > www.whitehouse.gov
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADERDisclosure: Our parent company shares investors and office space with Panther Express, a content delivery network.