Even though Barack Obama has only been president of the United States for a little over a hour, he’s already updated his website. I don’t know how he found the time to do this – I figured he’d be pretty busy with parties and such today.
The part I found interesting was this:
Except where otherwise noted, third-party content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Visitors to this website agree to grant a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free license to the rest of the world for their submissions to Whitehouse.gov under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
While anything published directly by the feds is not copyright protected by law, it’s encouraging to see that 3rd-party material is licensed under Creative Commons.
Finally, if I’m reading Netcraft correctly, it looks like the server supporting the Whitehouse website has changed in the last while:
A later addition: acting upon a suggestion from Greg, I ran Obama’s inaugural address through Wordle.