Americans for Technology Leadership

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Americans for Technology Leadership is a coalition of technology professionals, companies and organizations that advocates limited government regulation of technology. It has been described as a Microsoft front organization and has been cited as an example of astroturfing.

In 2001, the Los Angeles Times reported that hundreds of similar letters were sent to newspapers voicing disagreement with the United States Department of Justice and its antitrust suit against Microsoft. The letters, prepared by Americans for Technology Leadership, had in some cases been mailed from deceased citizens or nonexistent addresses.[1]

The founding members of the coalition are:


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-28. Retrieved 2007-02-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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