NTIA Press Releases
For Immediate Release
February 12, 2004
Contact: Clyde Ensslin or
Ranjit de Silva, 202-482-7002

Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce Michael D. Gallagher
commends FCC for favoring "innovation, not regulation"
"The Internet is a primary catalyst for the growth of our economy. The Department of Commerce commends the FCC for its actions today to provide a foundation for exciting new services such as VoIP that will enhance the productivity of the American worker and enrich the lives of American consumers. Capital investment and entrepreneurial innovation, not regulation, will maintain U.S. leadership in voice, video and interactive data services. We also support the Commission's efforts to provide law enforcement the 21st century tools to track those who seek to threaten our homeland using 21st Century networks."

Statement by Michael D. Gallagher
Acting Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information

February 12, 2004

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