File photo of a journalist looking at her Blackberry communication device on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
File photo of a journalist looking at her Blackberry communication device on Capitol Hill in Washington
A journalist looks at her Blackberry communication device on Capitol Hill in Washington in this April 18, 2007 file photo. In the 2008 presidential race, Barack Obama was famously effective in using new technologies to raise money, mobilize voters and target his message of change. Republican political operatives, some with deep financial backing from the billionaire Koch brothers and others, are unleashing about a half dozen major projects that take advantage of advanced database technologies to manage campaigns and target voters with personalized messages. To match story USA-POLITICS/KOCHS, moved May 17, 2012. Picture taken April 18, 2007. REUTERS/Jim Young/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)