Tim Wu, the ‘father of net neutrality,’ is joining the Biden administration

Tim Wu, the ‘father of net neutrality,’ is joining the Biden administration


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Tim Wu — the Columbia law professor who coined the term “net neutrality” — is joining the Biden administration, where he’ll be working on technology and competition policy at the National Economic Council.

Wu is a prominent voice online, as one of the most well-known advocates for a free and open internet. He’s spent years arguing for the concept of net neutrality — the idea that the internet should be free of throttling or control from the government or companies that provide it.

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