Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 19th Feb 2012 12:02 UTC
Internet & Networking "The federal government has been paying lip service to the idea that it wants to encourage new businesses and startups in the US. And this is truly important to the economy, as studies have shown that almost all of the net job growth in this country is coming from internet startups. Thankfully some politicians recognize this, but the federal government seems to be going in the other direction. With the JotForm situation unfolding, where the US government shut down an entire website with no notice or explanation, people are beginning to recognize that the US is not safe for internet startups." Not an issue today per se, but if the US government keeps this up, they do run a risk of lobotomising their technology sector.
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can't compete
by dsmogor on Sun 19th Feb 2012 12:30 UTC
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I believe this certainity comes from assumption that nothing commes even close to Sillicon Valley in terms of tallent pool, competitive atomsphere and innovation and other places are simply no competition. So the conclusion is that companies have nowhere to go anyway.

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