Originally published: March 12, 2012
Last updated: March 12, 2012 - 3:15pm
The Internet is a way of life for billions of people but some in Washington still don't seem to get it, Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs said. "If you don't understand the Internet, you don't have any place in government," he told an audience at the annual South by Southwest conference in Austin. Given the impact of the Internet on daily life, Kovacs said, he is amazed when members of Congress express a desire to hire staffers who "understand" the Internet. "It's not something you learn, or hire someone for. It has to be the way you live your life," he said.
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