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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Banksy’s Subtle Take on the News of the World Scandal

World-renowned graffiti artist/social commentary guerrilla Banksy has thrown his hat into the Rupert Murdoch/News of the World mobile phone hacking mess with an impressive wall mural, and as usual, his work doesn’t disappoint. While it may not be as poignant…

News of the World Closes Amid Phone Hacking Scandal

It has been announced that this coming Sunday, July 10th, will be the final issue of News of the World, the popular 168 year-old British tabloid. News of the matter was made worse when The Guardian published a story indicated…

News Corp’s Content Aggregation Double Standard

Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. have long conveyed a disgruntled outlook on news aggregation. It wasn’t that long ago when there were stories everywhere about the company blocking access to its content from news aggregation sites, and the never-ending verbal sparring with Google over the issue.