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Progressive Policy Institute Hosts America’s Digital Policy Pioneers

Progressive Policy Institute Hosts America’s Digital Policy Pioneers

The mid-90s and early 2000s was a period of explosive change for the Internet. Policymakers were asking themselves unprecedented questions about how to deal with this burgeoning, rapidly changing technology. Questions such as: Should we leave it alone? Should we regulate it? And if Internet rules were established, how would those rules work? Michael Powell and several other digital policy pioneers shared their experience and opinions on Internet policy, reflecting on the birth of the Internet and how their choices resonate through to today in this video.