A top technology adviser to President-elect Barack Obama said on Jan. 14 that a broad U.S. economic stimulus package cannot be the major vehicle for achieving the high-speed internet goals of the incoming administration, Reuters reports. Blair Levin, a top aide to Obama, said the broadband piece of the stimulus package should "only do things that are timely, targeted, and temporary and can lead to lots of jobs." Speaking to a meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus, Levin said Obama will still pursue goals of expanding broadband access for the unserved and underserved and getting public safety officials a national...

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