New FCC Boss Tom Wheeler Says He Represents the People, Not the Tech Industry

November 15, 2013

When Tom Wheeler was named in May to lead the Federal Communications Commission, some consumer groups fretted that the former cable- and wireless-industry lobbyist would favor industry over individuals.

Wheeler, who started the job earlier this month, insists that won’t be the case.

“My client today is the American people, and I am going to be the most effective advocate they could hope for,” Wheeler told AllThingsD in a phone interview on Wednesday.

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