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Mr. Wi-Fi Goes to Washington?

Oct 22, 2008, 22:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Goldman)

"In a recent report, Stephen J. Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson of the non-partisan Information Technology & Innovation Foundation examined the candidates' positions on technology and innovation, noting encouragingly that both of their platforms "incorporate substantially more focus on innovation and technology policies than their predecessors' platforms did in the 2004 election.""

"Overall, the writers found, McCain "seeks to foster an environment for private sector investment in R&D and innovation through a clear and less burdensome tax code [and] limited government regulation," while Obama would "[engage] the government as an active partner alongside industry in setting a national technology and innovation agenda."

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