Why America Has a New Tech Ambassador
Nathaniel Fick on running the State Department’s new Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy.
When the internet first proliferated in the 1990s, the prevalent global mood was that the world was on a path towards more freedoms, more access, and more openness. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton famously told reporters that the very idea of controlling the internet would be like nailing Jell-O to a wall.
Ravi Agrawal is the editor in chief of Foreign Policy. Twitter: @RaviReports
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