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Al Gore on Technology
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  • $33B for new R&D tax credit; more privacy protection on-line. (Oct 28)
  • Parents’ “protection page” to check kids’ web surfing. (Oct 17)
  • “Digital Cabinet” of high-tech advisors. (Sep 30)
  • Maintain prosperity via millions of new high-tech jobs. (Sep 6)
  • Double investment in medical research. (Aug 18)
  • New technology should not mean less privacy. (Jun 8)
  • Promote $500B market for energy technology. (Apr 23)
  • Unhealthy concentrations of power snuff out competition. (Apr 9)
  • Broadcasters required to assist with “Democracy Endowment”. (Mar 27)
  • Postpone Mars for domestic spending. (Dec 1999)
  • Expand crime-fighting computer technology nationally. (Jun 1999)
  • Triana satellite would inspire environmental consciousness. (Jun 1999)
  • Genome project yes; genetic discrimination no. (May 1999)

    Electronic Government

  • Create e-government, interactive access for all citizens. (Jun 5)
  • “G-Bay”: on-line government surplus auction site. (Jun 5)
  • Online federal services: a “second American Revolution”. (Jun 5)
  • Assisted heavily with invention of Internet in 1989. (Mar 3)
  • Proud of helping Internet; not proud of claiming invention. (Oct 1999)


  • Electronic Bill of Rights protects personal information. (Oct 6)
  • Internet self-regulation OK: privacy policy on all web sites. (Oct 6)
  • V-chip & Internet filters are parental tools to protect kids. (Apr 20)
  • Bridge the Digital Divide. (Apr 3)
  • Regulate Internet privacy & child access, but not content. (Mar 1)
  • Universal Internet access should be a national priority. (Feb 21)
  • Tax-free Internet a catastrophe for local governments. (Dec 1999)
  • Connect every school to the Internet. (Jun 1999)
  • Use high tech to deliver government and social services. (May 1999)
  • Electronic Bill of Rights for personal privacy. (May 1999)
David McReynolds on Technology
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  • Supports Internet deregulation and privacy. (May 2)
Dick Cheney on Technology
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  • Opposed selling supercomputers to USSR. (Feb 29)
  • Loosen Bell & telecomm rules; fund SSC. (Jan 1988)
  • Proposed information age warfare in 1980s. (Oct 1986)
  • Loosen broadcast license rules; prohibit TV encoding. (Jan 1986)
Ezola Foster on Technology
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    No stance on record.
George W. Bush on Technology
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  • Privacy is a fundamental right; ensure it on the Internet. (Oct 6)
  • Ban identity theft & safeguard genetic information. (Oct 6)
  • Matches Gore on R&D aid, more visas, no Internet tax. (Sep 30)
  • Fewer strings to obtain technology for schools. (Jun 20)
  • Internet a tool, not a crutch. (Jun 19)
  • Tax ban keeps Internet growing & affordable. (May 10)
  • Bush would be more friendly toward Microsoft. (Apr 9)
  • $20B increase in R&D spending; permanent R&D tax credit. (Apr 2)
  • Census long form is intrusive; not sure he’d fill it out. (Mar 31)
  • Technology programs are obsolete before they start. (Jan 26)
  • Internet may or may not help mom & pop - wait & see. (Jan 7)
  • Extend Internet sales tax ban; but wary of Main St. losses. (Dec 1999)
  • Census by head count, if possible. (Jun 1999)
  • V-chip OK, but cultural changes are better. (May 1999)
Harry Browne on Technology
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  • NASA hurts private space ventures. (Sep 9)
  • Govt uses anti-trust laws to stifle competition. (Jun 14)
  • Let private enterprise take over space exploration from NASA. (Jun 14)
  • Keep government out of the Internet. (Jan 13)
  • Y2K, like Internet, will be solved by free market. (Jan 1999)
  • If Microsoft loses, consumers will pay more. (Jan 1999)
  • Competition makes high tech work--keep it unregulated. (Jul 1995)
Howard Phillips on Technology
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  • Government out of the Internet, even Internet porn. (Sep 20)
  • The internet doesn’t need govt regulations. (Jan 13)
  • Advance space program & SDI; restrict technology transfers. (Jul 1992)
  • Restrict technology transfer to present & future adversaries. (Jan 1992)
John Hagelin on Technology
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  • Limit violence & sex in media, but maintain privacy. (Jan 13)
  • “Revolving door policy” sets industry’s agenda in D.C. (Jun 1999)
Joseph Lieberman on Technology
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  • Sponsored V-chip; TV ratings; and FCC reviews. (Aug 7)
  • Overcome organizational barriers to e-Government. (Jul 12)
  • Zoning, ratings, & code of conduct to keep Internet safe. (Jun 8)
  • Common-sense rules for limiting e-mail spam. (May 11)
  • Equip schools & police to reduce Internet risk to kids. (Dec 1999)
  • Silver Sewer Award: Fox leads the race to the bottom. (Sep 1999)
Pat Buchanan on Technology
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  • Use anti-trust to fight social poison of media monopolies. (Sep 13)
  • Microsoft is over the top; but they’ll survive Justice case. (Nov 1999)
Ralph Nader on Technology
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  • FCC gave away $70B in airwave licenses to large corporations. (Oct 9)
  • Domain name registration needs openness to replace monopoly. (Oct 9)
  • Put all Congressional voting records on Internet. (Jun 26)
  • More free info from govt via computers & airwaves. (Feb 21)
  • Ruling against Microsoft bodes well for competition. (Nov 1999)
  • Microsoft is anticompetitive and anticonsumer. (Nov 1998)
  • Microsoft must be stopped. (Nov 1998)
  • The public owns the airwaves; express our rights. (Apr 1996)
Winona LaDuke on Technology
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    No stance on record.


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