While not unanticipated, technological problems and unforeseen challenges continue to plague the team enlisted to help President Barack Obama communicate to the online public. Unlike the campaign, White House New Media Director Macon Phillips notes, "WhiteHouse.gov is not just a Web site. The new programs that we will roll out are more than just URLs" and those in charge still are figuring out how to make sure they engage the public appropriately and legally.

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