High-Tech Likes Obama

The Hill: Lobbyists see him as a 'boost to their interests.'
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The Hill: Lobbyists see him as a 'boost to their interests.'

"Lobbyists for the high-tech industry see Barack Obama's victory last week as a boost to their interests."

That's analysis from The Hill newspaper, which said tech lobbyists "have largely been disappointed by the Bush administration."

The story also touches on Obama's connections with tech figures like Eric Schmidt of Google and Julius Genachowski of LaunchBox Digital.


'High Tech; High Touch; High ROI'

The U.S. Army used to have a commercial with a closing line that went something like: “We get more done before breakfast than most people do all day.” Attendees to the Radio Advertising Bureau's annual conference, opening Feb. 8 in Dallas, might feel that way once they get to the event.

Obama Weighs in on Media Ownership

He joins an arena already occupied by Sens. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D. and Trent Lott, R-Miss. as well as Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., in opposing FCC Chairman Kevin Martin’s hopes to relax key rules and wrap up the ownership proceeding by the end of the year.