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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Par for the course
by ishtar on Thu 29th Aug 2013 16:03 UTC
ishtar
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2013-07-30

Chris Dodd & Job Biden anyone?

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RE: Par for the course
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Fri 30th Aug 2013 20:35 in reply to "Par for the course"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

No, thanks. I just had a Tom DeLay Sandwich, so I'm good for now.

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