Ernst & Young surveyed leaders in the technology industry who were attendees at last week’s Wall Street Journal Technology Summit 2000 and revealed these opinions:
Forty-five percent of attendees believe Al Gore is the presidential candidate who will best address the digital future, compared to 28% who believe Bush is the best candidate for the job, and another 28% who either didn’t express a view or felt neither man was equipped for the mission.
Sixty-four percent believe Congress will decide to tax the Internet in its next session.
More than 70% feel Congress will take action to protect Internet privacy before state governments do so.
Ninety-three percent feel most Internet users fail to understand and support the concept of copyright protection.
Sixty percent believe that within the next four years, the majority of Americans will connect to the Internet using pocket-sized devices instead of desktop computers.