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Obama To Name Genachowski As FCC Chair: Report

Law360 (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- President-elect Barack Obama has reportedly turned to one of his technology advisers and a former agency official to head the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

Julius Genachowski, one of Obama's top fundraisers and law school friend, will be the incoming president's pick for chairman of the regulatory agency, an anonymous source close to the transition team told the Associated Press Tuesday.

In addition to serving on the transition's advisory board and heading its work group on technology, innovation and government reform policy, Genachowski works as the managing...
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