Julius Genachowski

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Julius Michael Genachowski

Take Back America

On March 17, 2008, at the Take Back America conference in Washington D.C. , Steve Abbottt, Julius Genachowski, Debbie Goldman, Susan Ness and Josh Silver spoke in a session entitled "Media Reform and High-Speed Internet for Everyone". The description for the session was:

"A high speed Internet connection will soon deliver nearly all media - television, radio, phone service, and of course, blogs and the Web. Join senior policy directors to Senators Obama and Clinton, along with the Communications Workers of America and Free Press to discuss the senators’ positions on media and how a broad coalition of labor, public interest and industry groups are uniting behind a national policy to bring fast, affordable, open Internet access to every American home."[1]

Obama appointment

In March 2009 Julius Genachowski was nominated[2]by the Obama administration for the position of Chairman in the FCC and confirmed in June 2009.