Widely known for coining the term net neutrality in 2002, Tim Wu has been a professor at Columbia Law School since 2006. He has also served in a variety of government positions as enforcement counsel in the New York Attorney General's Office, working on competition policy for the National Economic Council for the Obama White House, and in antitrust enforcement at the Federal Trade Commission. Most recently, he was appointed as special assistant to President Biden for technology and competition policy. His books are The Curse of Bigness, The Attention Merchants, and The Master Switch.

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