FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Answer National Broadband Plan Questions in YouTube Interview

FCCJuliusGenachowski.jpgThe Federal Communications Commission will unveil its National Broadband Plan to bring high-speed-Internet connections to all Americans next Tuesday, and YouTube is taking questions for FCC chairman Julius Genachowski.

The chairman will answer the top-voted questions in an interview next Tuesday, and the Google-owned video site said the deadline for questions is Sunday at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Questions can be submitted via CitizenTube in seven topics: Access and Affordability, Mobile and Wireless, Security and Privacy, Digital Economy, Internet in Schools, Open Internet/Network Neutrality, and Others.

YouTube head of news and politics Steve Grove posted on the YouTube Blog:

Access to the Internet has transformed almost every aspect of our economy and society. This is your chance to press the FCC on how the National Broadband Plan will work and ask your questions about improving the Internet in America. We’re looking forward to seeing your questions and hearing what the chairman has to say.