IT Executives Foresee Policy Differences

The presidential debate this week between George W. Bush and Al Gore stayed clear of high-tech topics, but IT executives expect the next administration to address a number of hot-button IT-related issues, according to an InfoWorld poll. IT executives see significant contrasts between the candidates' approaches. Readers think Democratic Vice President Al Gore is more knowledgeable about technology, but they believe Texas Gov. George W. Bush is more likely to leave the industry alone.