What Obama’s Victory Means for Tech

President Obama on Reddit
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.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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