Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Feb 2013 22:28 UTC, submitted by bowkota
In the News "The last time we looked at Silicon Valley's lobbying efforts, Google was the big spender and Apple the piker. That hasn't changed much in the past nine months. In fact, Google increased its political spending in 2012 - a Presidential election year - by nearly 90%, while Apple reduced its by 13%." Anti-SOPA or no, that's a hell of a lot of money. This should be illegal - it's thinly veiled corruption.
Permalink for comment 552858
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
not veiled at all
by tomz on Mon 18th Feb 2013 22:58 UTC
Member since:

The whole system is corrupt.

If Google didn't lobby, then their enemies would and are already winning some things.

Do you want to repeal the 17th amendment yet?

Unilateral disarmament is suicide.

If ANY corporation starts lobbying, the rest must.

Reply Score: 4