Survey: Tech Critical in New Hampshire
Highlights of the survey include the following:
Seventy-seven percent said the tech industry is "very" or "critically" important to the future of New Hampshire's economy.
Seventy-seven percent said government should not have a role in designing computer software.
Seventy-two percent said the Microsoft antitrust suit is an example of wasteful government spending.
Seventy-seven percent said Microsoft's business practices are normal and have created quality products and more opportunities for consumers.
Fifty-six percent said they would be "less likely" to vote for a candidate for public office that supported increased government regulation and litigation of the technology industry.
A total of 628 registered New Hampshire voters were interviewed for the phone survey on Nov. 29 and 30.
Americans for Technology Leadership is a coalition of technology professionals, consumers and organizations dedicated to limiting government regulation of technology.
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