April 25, 2005

Playing partisan politics with international telecom standards

Playing partisan politics with international telecom standards: "ated money to the minority party candidate in this past presidential election, regardless of their level of technical expertise, is now, according to a White House spokesman, unfit for participation in the international standards setting process. The Bush administration may deny that they pressure scientists politically, but engineers are apparently fair game not just for ideologically driven political pressure, but for partisan political pressure. Instead of offering my opinion on this--anyone who reads the site can guess what I think about it--I'd like to open the topic for discussion. But before we dive into what may be a flame war on the merits, or lack thereof, of playing partisan politics with the international te"

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