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55. No, hadn't seen this.
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  -My husband is in IT and says there are huge questions GMA  Nov-17-09 11:22 AM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-17-09 11:25 AM   #1 
  - That's a little quick to be making accusatory claims.  Deja Q   Nov-17-09 11:38 AM   #14 
  - Thanks for your input.  Narkos   Nov-17-09 12:30 PM   #56 
  - This DU rule doesn't seem to be enforced anymore,....  aikoaiko   Nov-17-09 01:23 PM   #74 
  - I can't imagine this is just for the website... sounds more like...  hlthe2b   Nov-17-09 11:25 AM   #2 
  - Seems like they'd also have to be able to preserve everything  BR_Parkway   Nov-17-09 11:29 AM   #5 
  - Thanks for your concern. Please post a link to back up your claim.  tandot   Nov-17-09 11:27 AM   #3 
  - Seconded. Such a link would engender more serious discussion.  Deja Q   Nov-17-09 11:37 AM   #13 
     - It looks like the story goes back to July,  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:19 PM   #51 
     - BTW, the initial info search was from googling:  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:27 PM   #53 
     - see Blogslut's reply:  Soylent Brice   Nov-17-09 02:24 PM   #79 
  - I have a hunch it would involve a number of  hughee99   Nov-17-09 11:28 AM   # 
  - define "pedabyte"  ret5hd   Nov-17-09 11:44 AM   #20 
  - Sorry, mistyped. Petabyte, 1000 terabytes.  hughee99   Nov-17-09 11:47 AM   #25 
     - I know what a petabyte is. Seemed to be a dig.  ret5hd   Nov-17-09 11:49 AM   #28 
     - It's a pervert who likes little data. n/t  hughee99   Nov-17-09 11:53 AM   #35 
        - ...  undeterred   Nov-17-09 12:15 PM   #48 
        - it's not a badly trained dog?  Capn Sunshine   Nov-17-09 12:35 PM   #57 
           - Nice!  hughee99   Nov-17-09 12:43 PM   #59 
           - Only in Little Italy.  Ikonoklast   Nov-17-09 08:23 PM   #98 
     - 1024 terabytes to be exact. n/t  negativenihil   Nov-17-09 12:44 PM   #60 
  - Nope. You would be wrong. Nt  EmilyAnne   Nov-17-09 08:05 PM   #91 
  - Well, now that THAT's cleared up...  hughee99   Nov-17-09 08:22 PM   #97 
     - Sorry.  EmilyAnne   Nov-17-09 08:34 PM   #99 
  - I expect it rather depends  quaker bill   Nov-17-09 10:09 PM   #105 
  - Perhaps some of those funds will/should be allocated to FreeRepublic  monmouth   Nov-17-09 11:28 AM   #4 
  - rofl, thanks for the laugh! nt  ItNerd4life   Nov-17-09 02:50 PM   #84 
  - It's to prevent emails from being lost like when Bush and Cheney were in office  BeatleBoot   Nov-17-09 11:32 AM   #6 
  - "email" and "website" are two different things  Lance_Boyle   Nov-17-09 11:35 AM   #10 
     - You could run some $$ buying servers and storage  supernova   Nov-17-09 11:42 AM   #16 
     - We have no idea what the OP is talking about  DireStrike   Nov-17-09 11:42 AM   #17 
     - No Shit Sherlock  BeatleBoot   Nov-17-09 07:36 PM   #88 
  - Please tell us the name of the websites your husband  Fresh_Start   Nov-17-09 11:33 AM   #7 
  - Probably for all the security and accessibility issues.  Renew Deal   Nov-17-09 11:34 AM   #8 
  - They're also using it to harness data from every project/contract  rucky   Nov-17-09 11:46 AM   #22 
  - That is part of the development, but not the reason for the "high" cost. The things you are  EmilyAnne   Nov-17-09 08:11 PM   #93 
  - GeoCities has free websites.....oh wait....nevermind.  LeftHander   Nov-17-09 11:35 AM   #9 
  - my cousins ex-step father thinks 18 million sounds about right. glad we settled that.  La Lioness Priyanka   Nov-17-09 11:36 AM   #11 
  - *snarf*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-17-09 11:51 AM   #33 
  - The WH has a website  Christa   Nov-17-09 11:37 AM   #12 
  - My miscommunication--sorry.  GMA   Nov-17-09 01:01 PM   #68 
  - Wow. What a penetrating question.  Buzz Clik   Nov-17-09 11:39 AM   #15 
  - This is not news,and its not the WH website...and its thru 2014...but freepers love this  HipChick   Nov-17-09 11:43 AM   #18 
  - Ha! actual information at the link--thank you!  Hekate   Nov-17-09 11:50 AM   #30 
     - Didn't see the ad,  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:28 PM   #54 
     - Think of all the unemployed IT workers who were hired to do these web sites!  csziggy   Nov-17-09 02:59 PM   #86 
        - Definitely a part of the stimulus then. nt  Hekate   Nov-17-09 03:51 PM   #87 
  - As someone who works for the federal contract the president uses  Kalyke   Nov-17-09 11:43 AM   #19 
  - +10 for real information. Hope the OP drops back by and reads it.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-17-09 11:52 AM   #34 
     - I did,  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:47 PM   #62 
  - It's the Chicago Way. As long as it works, be happy. Most of Chicago doesn't.  change_notfinetuning   Nov-17-09 11:45 AM   #21 
  - Most of it is contracted out..  HipChick   Nov-17-09 11:47 AM   #26 
  - My next question is to whom? I see who is working on the anti-hacking of  change_notfinetuning   Nov-17-09 11:57 AM   #39 
     - multiple bids by contract/consulting companies..  HipChick   Nov-17-09 12:18 PM   #50 
  - Thanks for bringing that right wing meme here. Saves a lot of time.  NYCGirl   Nov-17-09 12:07 PM   #45 
  - You're welcome...  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:51 PM   #63 
     - Now we all know what they're saying at FR. NT  NYCGirl   Nov-17-09 02:46 PM   #83 
  - Nope. But it sure is funny to see people discuss something they have absolutely NO CLUE about.  EmilyAnne   Nov-17-09 08:17 PM   #95 
  - the majority of goverment IT needs upgrading..  HipChick   Nov-17-09 11:46 AM   #23 
  - They're doing that.  Kalyke   Nov-17-09 11:50 AM   #29 
     - yep.. I work on them..  HipChick   Nov-17-09 12:17 PM   #49 
  - I'm in IT, and I've never met your husband. I doubt the veracity of your claim.  ET Awful   Nov-17-09 11:46 AM   #24 
  - lol!  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:52 PM   #64 
  - What does your husband do in IT? n/t  Fleshdancer   Nov-17-09 11:48 AM   #27 
  - His degree is in Computer Science,  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:56 PM   #66 
  - Here is the source. 18 mil seems little high BUT...  Statistical   Nov-17-09 11:50 AM   #31 
  - More info  Renew Deal   Nov-17-09 11:54 AM   #36 
  - Proably a bargain compared to whatever the cost was  Ms. Toad   Nov-17-09 11:56 AM   #37 
  - Recovery.gov is very slow  DireStrike   Nov-17-09 12:01 PM   #41 
  - Also: Smartronix was probably the lowest bidder... (links)  FormerDittoHead   Nov-17-09 12:10 PM   #47 
  - The question didn't seem to be the 18 million  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:58 PM   #67 
  - "but it isn't like you could build, maintain, and run it for $100K"  Oregone   Nov-17-09 02:15 PM   #78 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Nov-17-09 11:50 AM   #32 
  - Dear Grovelbot, we will. Now stop begging, OK!  akbacchus_BC   Nov-17-09 09:44 PM   #104 
  - It isn't the WH website, it's the Recovery.gov website  blueworld   Nov-17-09 11:57 AM   #38 
  - The $18 million was not just for making a website, it is for a multi year contract  alfredo   Nov-17-09 12:00 PM   #40 
  - Gee, sorry to hear your husband didn't get the job (n/t)  havocmom   Nov-17-09 12:05 PM   #42 
  - pizza, anyone??  Dr Robert   Nov-17-09 12:05 PM   #43 
  - No pepperoni, thank you!  akbacchus_BC   Nov-17-09 09:42 PM   #103 
  - K&U  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Nov-17-09 12:07 PM   #44 
  - Is THIS where those HUGH questions came from? (link to RNC Ad on YouTube)  FormerDittoHead   Nov-17-09 12:08 PM   #46 
  - No, hadn't seen this.  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:30 PM   #55 
  - this would be a lot cheaper  madrchsod   Nov-17-09 12:21 PM   #52 
  - Meaningless Number Without More Data  SteelPenguin   Nov-17-09 12:42 PM   #58 
  - Thanks for spitballing!  GMA   Nov-17-09 12:45 PM   #61 
  - Your husband is misinformed  blogslut   Nov-17-09 12:54 PM   #65 
  - My mistake--sorry.  GMA   Nov-17-09 01:02 PM   #69 
  - ^^^^^^^  Soylent Brice   Nov-17-09 02:26 PM   #81 
  - The cost figures your husband quoted are inaccurate but the basic issue is that both  Greyhound   Nov-17-09 01:03 PM   #70 
  - When Bush was in power, there were many more expensive $$ projects approved..  HipChick   Nov-17-09 01:06 PM   #71 
  - Ive built sites that gross that much a year  Oregone   Nov-17-09 01:09 PM   #72 
  - The money isn't going to HTML. A person in Bangalore could make a website for 4 bucks an hour.  EmilyAnne   Nov-17-09 08:15 PM   #94 
  - $18m over how long?  ikri   Nov-17-09 01:12 PM   #73 
  - Creating a scalable redundant cluster of servers isn't that difficult whatsoever  Oregone   Nov-17-09 02:12 PM   #76 
  - It's not just the website, it's most likely also all the security and network interoperability -  haele   Nov-17-09 02:06 PM   #75 
  - iraq war over 700 Million a day...18m seems like a good deal for white house security  spanone   Nov-17-09 02:12 PM   #77 
  - it's amazing  Soylent Brice   Nov-17-09 02:25 PM   #80 
  - $18 million is a ludicrous price...  Irreverend IX   Nov-17-09 02:27 PM   #82 
  - Engineering is not where the money will go. Its not about 18 million in HTML and security.  EmilyAnne   Nov-17-09 08:02 PM   #90 
  - Oh please. As someone who works in integrating databases with apps and websites  Indenturedebtor   Nov-17-09 08:36 PM   #100 
  - If it makes government more accountable, it's money well spent.  ItNerd4life   Nov-17-09 02:53 PM   #85 
  - Well there are a number of dimensions to consider.  EmilyAnne   Nov-17-09 07:58 PM   #89 
  - THrough 2014  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-17-09 08:07 PM   #92 
  - Oh please  treestar   Nov-17-09 08:19 PM   #96 
  - It would be nice if you or your husband can post a link for this. Thank you!  akbacchus_BC   Nov-17-09 09:39 PM   #101 
  - I was wondering that myself nt  Luciferous   Nov-17-09 09:40 PM   #102 
 

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