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Google Outspends Other Tech Firms in Lobby Dollars Spent in 2013
turbocharged




msg:4656565
 12:32 am on Mar 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

Google led in lobbying spending by ten tech firms who pumped a combined $61.15 million into efforts to influence federal regulators and lawmakers in 2013, up 15.9 percent from a combined total of $52.78 million, according to records filed with the Clerk of the House this week.


Read more about it at [consumerwatchdog.org...]

 

superclown2




msg:4656617
 8:01 am on Mar 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

Do these figures include salaries paid to ex-legislators who now work for the companies they once investigated, I wonder?

Perhaps communism has some merits after all.

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