Lobbyists

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...

By J. Fingas,   04.03.14
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01.07.14
Snapchat hires Washington lobbyist after user database leak
01.07.14

Snapchat hires Washington lobbyist after user database leak

For months, Snapchat ignored a security team's request to address a couple of security holes. That...

By M. Moon,   01.07.14
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09.09.13
Activision hires lobbyists to advocate on Senate bill researching violence
09.09.13

Activision hires lobbyists to advocate on Senate bill researching violence

Activision has hired a prominent lobbying group, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, to advocate on...

By J. Conditt,   09.09.13
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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...

By J. Trew,   09.19.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   07.26.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   05.05.12
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04.11.11
EVE Online CSM explains its power and the limits thereof
04.11.11

EVE Online CSM explains its power and the limits thereof

EVE Online boasts a wide variety of players, many of whom happily go their own way in the vastnes...

By J. Reahard,   04.11.11
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04.10.11
Apple hired lobbying firm in February
04.10.11

Apple hired lobbying firm in February

The LA Times says Apple has slowly begun hiring more lobbyists in Washington, D.C. to protect i...

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02.17.11
Apple, others lobby for tax holiday
02.17.11

Apple, others lobby for tax holiday

Fortune is reporting that Apple is one of many major multinational corporations that are banding to...

By S. Sande,   02.17.11
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