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Obama’s FCC Transition Team to have virtual worlds experts on it

As BoingBoing reports (via James Wagner Au, a journalist well known for his insights into virtual worlds), the FCC transition team has Kevin Werbach and Susan Crawford on it. Kevin seems to be a passionate WoW-player and Susan Crawford knows her way around in Second Life (as does Cory Doctorow, btw).

Of course they also have expertise in many different areas of technology but to have knowledge in these areas as well – something which is already or will be a big part of our future life – is a very good thing to have.

German politicians OTOH are still trying to understand the basics of the internet and by doing so „accidently“ shutting down wikipedia.de. There is a long way to go for us!

[via BoingBoing]

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