“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others” Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell The Information has conducted an extensive review of Google’s apparently hostile work environment and one thing is clear–all the stories we heard about Google’s headman, Eric “Uncle Sugar” Schmidt really have had the predictably corrosive […]
“We started talking about all of these things that we could do if someone would just give us a city and put us in charge?
Like Wall Street before, the tech industry is a justifiable punchbag. “MBA jerks used to go and work for Wall Street, now wealthy white geeks go to Stanford and then waltz into a VC or tech firm.”
Americans are freedom loving people, and nothing says freedom like getting away with it. From Long, Long Time by Guy Forsyth The good thing about the Internet is that it brought people together. The bad thing about the Internet is that some of those people previously only met on Death Row. The New York Times […]
Senator Kennedy boxed Facebook’s counsel Colin Stretch into claiming under oath that Facebook could not profile by name and personally identifiable information–which is, of course, false. They may have rules they may have the much vaunted policies, but you’d be a fool to think that the company couldn’t put together a profile by name for their own use if Facebook wanted to, regardless of whether they sold that information to an advertiser. The eponymous Mr. Stretch seems to think we believe otherwise.
A brilliant inventor argues that Google stole his IP in a pattern of “racketeering” and hired the law professor who wrote the RICO Act to call out Google in court.
It is very likely that we will hear about a move to make significant amendments to the Copyright Act at some point before the beginning of campaign season in 2018. There are a high number of copyright-related bills that have been introduced in the House of Representatives in the current session, so brace yourself for […]
We’re posting a comment from Dr. Robert Epstein in its own post.
The “Transparency in Music Licensing and Ownership Act” claims to make things easier for coffee shops, bars and restaurants who want to license music to play in their establishments. To many in the music industry, the bill seems like a wolf in sheep’s clothing with the potential cause big problems.
Google sends in the shills to defend it before U.S. Senate on sex trafficking legislation, and Sen. Portman is not happy.