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Obama Telecom Department Wants To Recover Role As Prime Mover On Nation’s Internet Policies

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA December 2nd, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, December 2, 2009 – The Commerce Department’s telecom arm is re-asserting itself as the prime voice for the Obama administration’s internet policies, said its chief Larry Strickling Tuesday.

Strickling didn’t provide any other details other than saying that former MIT Professor Daniel J. Weitzner is in charge of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s policy shop, and that the scope of the portfolio would be wide. It will encompass the administration’s positions on issues such as individual privacy on the internet, he said.

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