Republican President-elect Donald Trump will enter the White House on January 20 and he's expected to set in motion several changes for the country. While IT was not a major talking point for the Trump campaign, Trump did come out against specific mergers, such as the pending AT&T and Time Warner deal. He also gave some broad comments and opinions on cybersecurity, including criticism regarding encrypted data.
While it is still largely unknown exactly how Trump's presidency will impact the IT space, industry pundits believe that a Republican candidate backed by a majority Republican Congress will have far-reaching effects on the tech and telecommunications sectors. Here are five IT and telecom issues that could be impacted by the new administration.