At least He is once you visit His website ... and from then on, in all you do online.
The Whitehouse.gov Web site is bugged! Apparently the Webmaster for the site has hired Webtrends to track visitors around the site using Web bugs and permanent cookies. Here's the Web bug that I found on the home page of the Whitehouse.gov Web site (...) Similar Web bugs can be found on other Web pages at the Whitehouse Web site.
Before 9/11, the Clinton administration said this kind of Web tracking is a no-no for U.S. government Web sites [Link (warning, it's to that website!)].
Don't be confused now. This isn't Whitehouse.org, the sharp-edged political satire site. This is President Bush's website.
They want to know what you're reading, what blogs you visit, what other websites you visit. (Think about that, guys!)
Now just wait until cookie-cutting software gets labeled as "terrorist" devices and people using it get arrested (without charges, of course) as "potential terrorists" or whatever they're calling illegal detentions these days.
[Xeni credits Bruce Sterling]