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Kudos to California PUC Commissioner Kennedy

- October 14, 2005 - 0 Comments

California’s deregulation energizer bunny came to Silicon Valley this week at a dinner hosted by the Pacific Research Council. Commissioner Susan Kennedy wowed an audience of 40 executives and academics (one audience member was noted tech futurist George Gilder) in the valley with her progressive, blow ’em up discussion on the future of convergence and the need to stay out of the way when it comes to innovation and IP.

She commented that billion dollar decisions are made with little to no oversight from many stakeholders. Kennedy also extoled the need for more education at the California Public Utilities Commission about new technologies such as VoIP, wireless and broadband. She also praised Cisco and Silicon Valley CEOs for weighing in on the promise of VoIP in supporting the withdrawal of the CA petition at the FCC to retain state rights to regulate. Kudos to Kennedy for leading the charge for promoting innovation in the state!

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