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Craig McCaw Steps Down as Clearwire Chairman

Clearwire confirmed in a regulatory filing on Thursday that Craig McCaw is stepping down as head of the wireless company’s board of directors.

McCaw’s resignation is effective on Friday, Clearwire said in the filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Clearwire, which is majority owned by Sprint Nextel, said that the move is not due to any disagreements with the company, but did not offer any additional information about McCaw’s reasons for stepping down.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik