Lobbying

01.20.15
Apple cozies up to U.S. government with increased lobbying
01.20.15

Apple cozies up to U.S. government with increased lobbying

With personal devices getting more powerful every day and the launch of a wearable on the horizon,...

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06.19.14
Teenager builds browser plugin to show you where politicians get their funding
06.19.14

Teenager builds browser plugin to show you where politicians get their funding

The murky world of lobby groups bankrolling politicians is garnering more attention, but is there...

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06.06.14
Cable companies are reportedly funding fake consumer groups to attack net neutrality
06.06.14

Cable companies are reportedly funding fake consumer groups to attack net neutrality

The public wants net neutrality so badly that it broke the FCC's website. But can the weighty voic...

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04.23.14
Verizon and Google have spent over $6 million on lobbying in 2014
04.23.14

Verizon and Google have spent over $6 million on lobbying in 2014

Two of the biggest names in American communications, Verizon and Google, are also two of the highe...

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04.03.14
Apple and Microsoft help form lobby group opposing attempts to kill software patents (update: not lobbying)
04.03.14

Apple and Microsoft help form lobby group opposing attempts to kill software patents (update: not lobbying)

Few would object to legislative attempts to stop patent trolls in their tracks. However, several c...

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02.13.14
Cable companies and tech giants reportedly joining forces to push 'WifiForward'
02.13.14

Cable companies and tech giants reportedly joining forces to push 'WifiForward'

Time Warner, Comcast, Charter, Google, Microsoft and Motorola aren't the most likely of allies, bu...

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09.19.12
Google, Amazon, Facebook and more confirmed as members of the Internet Association
09.19.12

Google, Amazon, Facebook and more confirmed as members of the Internet Association

Pitching itself as the first trade alliance to represent the concerns of the online economy, the I...

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07.26.12
Internet Association to lobby Washington, may tout Amazon, Facebook, Google among its ranks
07.26.12

Internet Association to lobby Washington, may tout Amazon, Facebook, Google among its ranks

Political lobbying is often a mixed bag at best. Still, there's a cautious amount of optimism surr...

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05.05.12
FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google
05.05.12

FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google

Investigators at the FBI supposedly aren't happy that social networks like Facebook or Google+ don...

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