What Obama’s Victory Means for Tech

President Obama on Reddit

President Obama on Reddit

Barack Obama’s victory on Tuesday night has far-reaching fiscal, social, and military implications, all of which are familiar to anyone who kept at least one eye open during any of this year’s debates. But what do four more years mean for tech? Turns out, a lot. While Obama hasn’t indicated that he’ll dramatically change course on any of his technological policies and initiatives, it’s useful to look a little closer at the ones he’s got. Here’s what we can expect. A Free Internet: One of the biggest threats a Romney presidency posed was to net neutrality. In his mind, broadband providers should be wildly unregulated, able to block access to competitors if it provides a competitive advantage, or if they just feel like it. Read the full story at Gizmodo.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).