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Obama Appoints New Members to Broadcasting Board of Governors

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – President Barack Obama has appointed eight new members to the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

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WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – President Barack Obama has appointed eight new members to the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is the organization responsible for Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia and the International Broadcasting Bureau among others.

The board is composed of nine nonpartisan board members; eight members are appointed by the President, the ninth is the Secretary of State.

The current board includes Michael Lynton, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment; Dana Perino, former White House Press Secretary to President George W. Bush; Susan McCue, president of Message Global and former Chief of Staff to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The full list can be found at www.bbg.gov

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Regulating Big Tech with State Laws Could Negatively Impact Customers

State regulation of technology companies could harm consumers, experts say.

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WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – President Barack Obama has appointed eight new members to the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is the organization responsible for Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia and the International Broadcasting Bureau among others.

The board is composed of nine nonpartisan board members; eight members are appointed by the President, the ninth is the Secretary of State.

The current board includes Michael Lynton, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment; Dana Perino, former White House Press Secretary to President George W. Bush; Susan McCue, president of Message Global and former Chief of Staff to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The full list can be found at www.bbg.gov

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Rosenworcel Says Carr’s Big Tech Proposal for Universal Service Fund ‘Intriguing’

Forcing Big Tech to contribute to the Universal Service Fund is intriguing, but up to Congress, Rosenworcel says.

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WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – President Barack Obama has appointed eight new members to the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is the organization responsible for Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia and the International Broadcasting Bureau among others.

The board is composed of nine nonpartisan board members; eight members are appointed by the President, the ninth is the Secretary of State.

The current board includes Michael Lynton, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment; Dana Perino, former White House Press Secretary to President George W. Bush; Susan McCue, president of Message Global and former Chief of Staff to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The full list can be found at www.bbg.gov

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Institute for Technology and Innovation Foundation Panelists Defend Big Tech Against Antitrust Charges

During a panel hosted by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, three expert discussed the effect of antitrust legislation on big tech. The panelists all defended big tech from antitrust laws and urged many to be cautious about claiming they have the solution to regulating these complicated entities.

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WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – President Barack Obama has appointed eight new members to the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is the organization responsible for Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia and the International Broadcasting Bureau among others.

The board is composed of nine nonpartisan board members; eight members are appointed by the President, the ninth is the Secretary of State.

The current board includes Michael Lynton, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment; Dana Perino, former White House Press Secretary to President George W. Bush; Susan McCue, president of Message Global and former Chief of Staff to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The full list can be found at www.bbg.gov

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