All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lobbyists’
Tomorrow, the FCC will vote on rules, proposed by Chairman Kevin Martin, governing the auction of the 700 MHz band of wireless spectrum. Trying its best to persuade the commission to endorse neutrality in the airwaves, similar to what many want to happen with the Internet, Google succeeded in getting at least two of its four wishes granted.
Lobbyists, on the whole, have a pretty bad reputation. They’re regarded as a rather shady group of people; one of the main headings in a Wikipedia article is “corruption concerns.” Draw your own conclusions, then, about this bit of news: Google wants to hire lobbyists throughout Europe.