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: really?
by bornagainenguin on Mon 2nd Sep 2013 12:18 UTC in reply to "really?"
bornagainenguin
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2005-08-07

Is anyone really surprised given the fact that Obama thinks its ok to order the death of Americans without charges or trial? Our government is no longer for, of, or by the people.



Yep, Obama has been the best Republican president I can recall seeing in my lifetime.... ;-)

--bornagainpenguin

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