Uploading America’s Future

With great resistance coming from some large companies and a seemingly complacent Federal Communications Commission (FCC), whether or not America experiences this digital growth, may not be up to President Barack Obama at all.By: Daniel Richman

In his “re-inauguration” speech last week, President Obama spoke of a renewed commitment to building American business. Looking to continue developing the steady, albeit slow, economic progress many regions experienced in his first term, he emphasized technological infrastructure as a key instrument to “power(ing) new jobs and new industries.”

With great resistance coming from some large companies and a seemingly complacent Federal Communications Commission (FCC), whether or not America experiences this digital growth, may not be up to him at all. For a budding technological hotbed like San Francisco, the outcome of this debate may carry some serious consequences.

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