A Technical Summary of the Major Presidential Candidates’ Web sites (2004 election)

Candidate Web Site Webserver information
John Kerry JohnKerry.com Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) (Red-Hat/Linux) FrontPage/ mod_python/2.7.8 Python/1.5.2 mod_ssl/2.8.12 OpenSSL/0.9.6b DAV/1.0.3 PHP/4.1.2 mod_perl/1.26 mod_throttle/3.1.2
John Edwards John Edwards Microsoft-IIS/5.0
Howard Dean Dean for America Apache/1.3.12 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.6.5 OpenSSL/0.9.6e ApacheJServ/1.1.2 mod_fastcgi/2.2.10
Wesley Clark General Wesley Clark for President Apache/1.3.28
Dennis Kucinich Dennis Kucinich for President Campaign, 2004 Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) PHP/4.3.1 mod_ssl/2.8.14 OpenSSL/0.9.6b
X-Powered-By: PHP/4.3.1
Carol Moseley Braun Carol Moseley Braun for President Apache/1.3.26 (Unix) ApacheJServ/1.1.2 mod_webapp/1.2.0-dev PHP/4.1.2 mod_ssl/2.8.10 OpenSSL/0.9.6g
Bob Graham Bob Graham for President Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) FrontPage/
Joe Lieberman Joe Lieberman for President 2004: Apache/1.3.12 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.6.5 OpenSSL/0.9.6e ApacheJServ/1.1.2 mod_fastcgi/2.2.10
Dick Gephardt Dick Gephardt for President Microsoft-IIS/5.0
Al Sharpton Sharpton Explore 2004 Microsoft-IIS/5.0
MicrosoftOfficeWebServer: 5.0_Pub
X-Powered-By: ASP.NET
George W. Bush GeogeWBush.com Microsoft-IIS/5.0
X-Powered-By: ASP.NET
X-AspNet-Version: 1.1.4322

No surprise that W.’s campaign is hosted on a expensive, buggy, and relatively insecure web server. I’m somewhat disappointed in the Democrats who also serve there web pages with IIS.

One thought on “A Technical Summary of the Major Presidential Candidates’ Web sites (2004 election)”

  1. Kucinich is open source. Gotta love it. I read though that his mailings in Maine carried one of those single pixel tracking things.Boo.

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