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Panel - Election 2000: Will it Affect Telecommunications Policy? (Presented at Networking 2000)
Saturday, January 1, 2000
At the Networking 2000 Conference in Washington D.C., the Honorable Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia) United States Congress, gave a keynote address which expressed his concerns with the issues of Internet access, content, and security. This was followed by a panel discussion in which representatives of the major political parties and governors' association described their vision of the federal government's role (if any) in shaping how IT affects our daily lives. Panelists included: Jeri Clausing, Editor/Reporter, New York Times; Thom Rubel, Program Director for State IT, National Governor's Association; and Jim Wilkinson, Director of Communications, National Republican Congressional Committee.