Last updated: February 21, 2008 - 6:56am
MISSING: POLITICIANS WHO TAKE A CLEAR STAND ON TECH
[SOURCE: C-Net|News.com, AUTHOR: Declan McCullagh]
Net neutrality became one the hottest political flashpoints in the last year. But in what might seem to be an odd omission, both Republicans and Democrats studiously ignored it this week when touting their technology agendas for 2007. Also absent from the list of congressional priorities for the new Congress were controversial topics like social network restrictions, Internet surveillance, data retention, spyware, and laws aimed at regulating Google and its competitors when doing business in China.
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