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  1. Is Google Trust Being Scroogled?

    This organization claims to be based on two principles of transparency and innovation, while lobbying policymakers to act now in protecting these principles from the "growing evidence that Google is abusing its search monopoly to thwart competition.

  2. Google Spent $14.3 Million on U.S. Lobbying in 2012

    Google spent more on U.S.lobbying efforts than any other technology firm in America, according to statistics from the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP). The search giant spent its funds lobbying the U.S.government on patent, antitrust, and...

  3. Google, Facebook & Amazon Quietly Forming Tech Lobbying Group?

    Technology giants – and often competitors – Google, Facebook, Amazon, and eBay are expected to join forces to form a lobbying group known as the Internet Association (IA), Reuters reported. The group will be the first lobbying association to...

  4. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    Dodd’s statement on accepting his new position as head of the movie industry’s influential lobbying arm last March makes clear just why the MPAA headhunted a Washington power player and what his marching orders were from the beginning:

  5. Oh What A Tangled Web They've Weaved: Wikileaks Game Card

    Government officials lobbying for U.S.corporations Pro Wikileaks Group Knocks Mastercard Offline, More To Come But, most of it is confusing, so I thought a game card would be handy. So who are the players in this interesting global intrigue?

  6. Consumer Watchdog Believes Google 'WiSpy' Potentially Logged Homeland Security Data

    It spent $4.03 million on lobbying in 2009, according to disclosure forms filed with the Senate Office of Public Affairs," the public interest group said. As Consumer Watchdog points out, Google's lobbying spending rose 57% to $1.3 million in the...

  7. SearchDay | Measuring a Text Ad's Effectiveness

    Google opened up a Washington, DC office a few years back to handle the minimal lobbying it was doing. Google Learns to Navigate Washington the Hard Way Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 20, 2008 Google is finally starting to learn that the...

  8. Highlights from the SEW Blog: March 24-28, 2008

    In new lobbying effort, Google is asking the FCC to auction the unused airwaves to establish faster internet access that has a wider reach. There's no way for a content-matching algorithm to judge the relevancy of an ad group to a landing page...

  9. EFF Asks FTC To Limit How Long AOL Can Store Search Records

    Coinciding with the complaint, the Wall Street Journal has a debate between the EFF and an internet lobbying group NetCoalition that apparently represents Me: Wow, I think the search engines need a new lobbying group that understands search better.