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Washington, DC, July 17, 2000 – The Competitive Enterprise Institute announced today that attorney, writer, and policy analyst James V. DeLong has joined the staff as a Senior Fellow. Previously a CEI adjunct scholar, Mr. DeLong will be part of the team working on CEI’s new Project on Technology & Innovation, which will focus on antitrust, intellectual property, the Internet and e-commerce, telecommunications, privacy, and other high-tech related issues.
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“We are fortunate to have someone of Jim’s considerable ability and experience joining us at this time,” said CEI President Fred L. Smith. “From the aftermath of the Microsoft verdict to the emerging debate over intellectual property rights on the Internet and the future of financial privacy in a wired world, Jim is sure to put CEI at the forefront of the debate.”
Mr. DeLong has had extensive experience in the world of policy analysis, government, and the law. He has served as Vice President and General Counsel of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest, Research Director of the Administrative Conference of the United States, Assistant Director for Special Projects in the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission, and Staff Analyst in the Office of Program Evaluation of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget. He has also been an independent consultant, lawyer, and writer. He has published extensively, and his work is quoted frequently in a wide variety of publications.
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