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Obama's Election Good News for Google

Google gets a slice of the pie

| Posted: Nov 5, 2008 3:36 pm

With Barack Obama's Election to the top position in the US we have to wonder how his often changed technology policy will unfold.

 

In a very interesting article over at PC Magazine Sascha Segan takes a look at this and finds Google right at the head of line for their slice of the Obama tech pie.

 


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Obama's Election Good News for Google

 

It looks like the Obama administration may upset all the apple carts towards Google.

 

I mean, come on. On Obama's Web site, he actually mentions Google as a model, pledging to create "a Google-like search engine that will allow ordinary Americans to track federal grants, contracts, earmarks, and loans online."

 

Obama's most prominent tech advisers include Eric Schmidt of (yup) Google, and former FCC heads Reed Hundt and Bill Kennard, along with "free culture" proponent Larry Lessig (who backed away from the campaign after being a little too vocal about his atheistic views).

 

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