Tim Wu
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"Tim Wu" is an American academic who ran unsuccessfully in the New York gubernatorial election, 2014/2014 Democratic primary for lieutenant governor of the state of New York. He is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, the former chair of media reform group Free Press (organization)/Free Press, and a regular contributor to the New Yorker/The New Yorker. He is also a former Bernard L. Schwartz and Future Tense fellow at The New America Foundation. He is best known for coining the phrase network neutrality in his paper Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination, and popularizing the concept thereafter, leading in part to the 2010 passage of a federal Net Neutrality rule. Wu has also made significant contributions to wireless communications policy, most notably with his "Carterfone" proposal.

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