Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Oct 2011 16:57 UTC
Legal "Top-ranking Obama administration officials, including the US copyright czar, played an active role in secret negotiations between Hollywood, the recording industry and ISPs to disrupt internet access for users suspected of violating copyright law, according to internal White House e-mails. The e-mails, obtained via the Freedom of Information Act, show the administration's cozy relationship with Hollywood and the music industry's lobbying arms, and its early support for the copyright-violation crackdown system publicly announced in July. One top official even used her personal e-mail account at least once during the negotiations with executives and lobbyists from companies ranging from AT&T to Universal Music." You don't say. Totally did not see this coming. Major surprise. Who'da thunk?
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RE[3]: LOL!
by sagum on Sat 15th Oct 2011 15:54 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: LOL!"
sagum
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2006-01-23

Don't try to throw it all on Apple, it's all of silicon valley, hell, don't remember Enron?



Like I said you can watch Jobs tell the council they pay a lot of tax.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtuz5OmOh_M skip a head to 11:04

I didn't throw it all on Apple for any reason other then the reference to the video. But sure, post the video and/or quotes from Enron with reference to paying tax and it all being about the money.

But, if you want to bash Apple for no reason other then you just don't like them, so be it. Pretty petty if thats true though.

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