Bloomberg Bizweek: Huntsman Instrumental In Brokering Policy Issues in China
February 4th, 2011
Jon Huntsman, a prominent Republican whom President Obama chose as the country’s ambassador to China, played an important role in brokering an agreement in which the Chinese government agreed to drop its indigenous innovation policies, according to a new profile in Bloomberg Businessweek.
Obama Talks Open Internet, and Twitter and Google, In China
Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality
November 16th, 2009
November 16, 2009 – Speaking in a country known for its internet censorship policies and heavy-handed government involvement in communications technologies, President Obama repeatedly took the time to voice his support for an “open internet” in Shanghai on Monday.
“So I’m a big supporter of not restricting internet use, internet access, other information technologies like Twitter. The more open we are, the more we can communicate. And it also helps to draw the world together,” said Obama.