Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th May 2011 22:03 UTC
Google Wait - is this for real? A large American company openly defying the anti-freedom and totalitarian content industry? In comments in the UK media, Google chairman Eric Schmidt took aim at the big content-sponsored PROTECT IP act. The PROTECT IP act is the US internet censorship (the China kind) law, which more or less takes aim directly against Google. In his criticism, Schmidt went far - very far. The content industry obviously isn't pleased.
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RE[2]: Comment by Luminair
by jjmckay on Sat 21st May 2011 03:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Luminair"
jjmckay
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We lost the power when the corporations started funneling money into the pockets of politicians which started passing more laws to make more money for the corporations which started funneling more money into politicians pockets which started passing more laws to make more money for the corporations which started funneling more money into the politicians pockets...



Yes it's called corporatism. Sometimes it starts as politicians essentially blackmailing corporations for their campaign money, lest they be regulated out of existence or a mafia hit with anti-trust laws. So what I'm saying is it's not always the corporations that initiate the cycle you described so well.

'Evil genes' exist not just in corporations, but all aspects of human society. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evil_Genes

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