Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Aug 2013 14:14 UTC
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Victoria Espinel, who until recently served as the White House's first intellectual property enforcement coordinator, will now head one of the most powerful trade groups in the tech industry. She's been tapped to become the new president and CEO of The Software Alliance (or BSA) starting September 3rd. In her new role, she'll be tasked with pushing the anti-piracy interests of major players like Microsoft, Dell, Apple, Oracle, and Intel. And while the BSA spends a large part of its time lobbying Congress and other governments to push that agenda, Espinel will be barred from engaging in such practices herself - at least initially. According to Politico, an ethics pledge Espinel took to secure her "copyright czar" position under President Obama prevents her from lobbying for at least two years.

No corruption here. Nothing to see. Move along.

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RE[3]: Wikipedia
by saso on Sat 31st Aug 2013 01:38 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Wikipedia"
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Time to go back to the federal government being limited to at most 3% of gdp which would put it in charge of just military operations and not much else. What isn't there can't be corrupted. And the remaining competition between the state governments should help those clean up as well.

So you don't want institutions like the USPS, FBI, NASA, FAA, FCC, EPA, NRC, NOAA, etc.? You do realize that our way of life has changed a bit since the 1790s...

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