Google’s Muscle-Based Defacto Compulsory License: What About We Don’t Like You Don’t They Understand?

The wisest among you learn to read your portents well You know there’s no need to hurry, it’s all downhill to hell… Don’t Stand Still, written by The Original Snakeboy, performed by Guy Forsyth on Unrepentant Schizophrenic Americana. GMR Formed Out of Pandora Lawsuits Against Songwriters Affiliated with ASCAP and BMI Yes, the portents are in the […]

Why Are Analysts Pessimistic on Google? Maybe the Internet of Too Many of Other Peoples’ Things

As Business Insider tells us: In a research note sent out Tuesday, JPMorgan’s Doug Anmuth lowered estimates for Google’s revenues, citing concerns with “the transition from desktop to mobile search, continued margin compression, and increasing competition from Facebook.” Shortly after the note went out, Google stock hit a 52-week low. That was not a huge […]

How Spooky Is It? YouTube Pushes Jihadi Recruitment Videos While The Internet Association Tells Us Washington is “Spooky” for the Internet

Originally posted on Music Technology Policy:
Every now and then I get these absurdly childlike emails from the Internet Association (which is yet another Google-dominated lobbying group in Washington).  Here’s the latest: If what gets you up in the morning are patent trolls, you’re probably not going to relate to this next bit very well.…