21 Mar '11, 10pm

Bill Clinton: The Internet; New gTLD’s and Why .XXX Should Have Been Approved

At a standing room only crowd at ICANN Bill Clinton chatted about the importance of technology, moving the Internet forward to create jobs and get the economy back on track Some of the important takeaways of the speech and Q & A session that followed for me were the following: “Back when I came into office the average cell phone weighted 5 lbs and only 50 sites on the web, by the time I left office there were 36 million sites on the net.” “The country needs a a new source of economic activity every 5-8 years.” “In the time leading up to the meltdown the economy was lead by housing, consumer products and financial services.” “But when I was in office tech jobs were 8% of jobs but 30% of job growth and 35% of income growth. “What happened to America is we had no new sources of income” “So as we go forward what is the next decades source of new jobs? “In all other issues you ...

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