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Week's Links: Julius Genachowski Takes Reins at FCC

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From BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2009 – In a speech on Tuesday to staff at the Federal Communications Commission, new Chairman Julius Genachowski said that “if we…harness the power of communications to confront…challenges” such as the economy, education, health care, and energy, “we will…make a real positive difference in the lives of our children and future generations.”

Genochowski also called for “a new climate of openness and accountability at an agency that has been criticized for a culture of secrecy and playing favorites,” as well as a briefing from the FCC’s Bureau of Public Safety and Homeland Security on the agency’s own emergency management plans.

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Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and President of the Rural Telecommunications Congress. He tracks the development of Gigabit Networks, broadband's impact, and the universal service fund @BroadbandCensus. The articles and posts on BroadbandBreakfast.com and affiliated social media, including LinkedIN, are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

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