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The Former Head of the FCC Is Now on Twitter

Julius Genachowski(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

photo of Brian Fung
May 17, 2013

Julius Genachowski may no longer be a public servant. But that doesn't mean he's out of the public eye. On his last day as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Genachowski launched his own Twitter account. Of the four tweets he's posted so far, though, only one of them was written from his own account:

As a private citizen, Genachowski is going to have a lot more freedom to say what he wants about tech policy (among other things). But the four-year Obama administration veteran is hardly a stranger to Twitter. Last month, Genachowski weighed in this way on Red Sox player David Ortiz' dropping an F-bomb on live TV:

 

Sadly, President Obama's nominee to succeed Genachowski doesn't seem to have a presence of his own on Twitter. But Tom Wheeler does have a blog.

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