Google’s faux outrage at the Washington Post’s Snowden story that the NSA directly tapped into Google’s internal network of data centers to surveil whatever it wanted, is akin to the classic line in Casablanca, where Captain Renault feigned public outrage in telling his casino partner: “I am shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on here!”
In a sign her troubles have undergone a significant expansion, Lisa Jackson has hired a lawyer as new details of her use of private email accounts to conduct official government business were revealed.
Reading through David Kopel’s book today, I’m struck by how prescient he was a dozen years ago in his forecasts of changing technology, emerging competition, and the deadening influence of antitrust law in this arena of rapid change.
Much of the federal government’s communications core management and operations hasn’t changed since the General Services Administration created the Federal Telecommunications Service in 1960.
Apple’s hiring of former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson last week gives her a soft landing place, after she fled her cabinet role spurred by a flurry of evasions and deceits over alias email accounts she and her underlings used to hide correspondence from the public.
Fox News’ Jim Pinkerton talks about the absurd spectacle of Apple CEO Tim Cook being hauled in front of a Senate committee to explain why he takes pains to follow to the letter America’s punitive corporate tax laws.
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