Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The Plot to Kill Google

"And for all its woes in Washington, Google is finally learning how to operate there. It has hired more lobbyists, and its policy experts are starting to attend the cocktail parties they have long ignored. Schmidt serves as chair of the New America Foundation (a think tank at which one of the authors of this article is a fellow). And Google can now boast a uniquely powerful ally: Barack Obama, who benefited from Google employees' extensive campaign contributions and from Schmidt's well-timed endorsement."

All of this, and for all of these companies, at the expense of actual productivity.


  1. Isn't politics just capitalism by other means?

  2. Oh, I thought it was organized crime by other means.

    What happened to your Slashdot posts?

    I'm having to come up with my own material now!