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Kaveh Waddell is a staff correspondent for National Journal, where he previously conducted policy research. A native of Seattle, Kaveh graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in international politics and economics.
"I have a theory that 20 percent of federal data holds 80 percent of the public value."
Net neutrality may get more attention, but the FCC is also making a major push for community Internet service—a priority for Obama.
Net-neutrality advocates deride anger as the "latest episode of House Republicans' long-running IRS-Benghazi-death-panels clown show."
The top 10 tech and telecom lobby spenders paid out more than $125 million for lobbying in 2014.
Regulations and privacy will keep tech and telecom lobbyists busy after the FCC's net-neutrality vote Thursday—and the Internet regulation debate isn't going away, either.
President Obama also released a memo that orders federal agencies to create drone policies that would protect citizens' privacy and civil liberties.
Instead of treating older adults as helpless victims of online fraud, the government is trying to tap into their social networks to spread the word about Internet security.