All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Rupert Murdoch’

Rupert Murdoch: No Excuses For Phone Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has just been a fountain of conversation since joining Twitter recently. So far, we’ve seen him admit to ‘screwing up in every way possible” with MySpace, and get into a war of words with Google about piracy and SOPA. In his latest tweet, he mentions the phone hacking scandal, and of course copyright stealing: @rupertmurdochRupert Murdoch No excuses …

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Google Wants You To Petition Congress Over SOPA / PIPA

As previously reported, Google has gone with a blacked out logo for SOPA Blackout Day (in case you haven’t visited Google yet today to see for yourself). The company put up a blog post titled “Don’t censor the web.” The post calls for visitors to petition Congress, and has the following to say about PIPA and SOPA: PIPA & SOPA …

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Rupert Murdoch Calls Google Argument Nonsense

Rupert Murdoch and Google have been engaged in a public argument of sorts. Earlier this week, Murdoch tweeted: Piracy leader is Google who streams movies free, sells advts around them. No wonder pouring millions into lobbying. Then, CNET shared a statement from a Google spokesperson in response to the tweet: “This is just nonsense. Last year we took down 5 …

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Google Responds To Murdoch Slam

On Saturday night, we reported that Rupert Murdoch had taken to Twitter to blast the Obama Administration’s position on SOPA, and how he tweeted: “Piracy leader is Google who streams movies free, sells advts around them. No wonder pouring millions into lobbying.” This is nonsense, according to Google (and quite a few other people). CNET shares a statement from a …

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Rupert Murdoch: Google Is Piracy Leader

Rupert Murdoch is really getting into this tweeting thing. The other day he was talking about how his company “screwed up in every way possible” with Myspace, and now he’s blasting Google and Obama (presumably in reference to his administration’s response to SOPA petitions). Within the last couple of hours or so, he has tweeted the following: @rupertmurdochRupert Murdoch So …

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Rupert Murdoch Tweets About MySpace: We Screwed Up In Every Way Possible

Rupert Murdoch is fairly new to the Twitterverse, but his tweets have captured a lot of attention in that short time. He’s out at CES, and has been offering quick little bytes of commentary about it. Here are a few things he said about it: @rupertmurdochRupert Murdoch CES coming to a close. Seems like more innovation than ever, some great, …

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Why The Murdochs Should Let That Wendi Deng Twitter Fake-Out Go Away

Turns out that fun-but-not-funny fake Twitter account of Rupert Murdoch’s wife Wendi Deng wasn’t so carefree after all. First there was the question over whether the Murdochs should sue Twitter because the fake account actually managed to be verified albeit for only three days. But this whole verification snafu highlights a similar problem that is probably all too familiar to …

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Fake Wendi Deng Twitter Account Not That Funny

On New Year’s Day (a couple of days ago for those of you still shaking off the residual effects of too much grape and grain), Wendi Deng, wife of News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch, decided to ring in the fresh year with another go at this thing called Twitter. This followed the decision of Murdoch himself to stake out a …

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