Google Inc. will place a link on its home page tomorrow protesting anti-piracy measures in the U.S. Congress, joining other Internet companies demonstrating against the Hollywood-backed legislation.
A U.S. trade agency called on to fight Internet piracy under a proposal circulating in Congress may lack the money and staff needed to do the job.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Inspector General H. David Kotz is leaving the agency after four years to join a private investigative firm.
Internet companies led by Google Inc. are using their online clout to stoke opposition to Hollywood-backed anti-piracy measures in the U.S. Congress that they say will encourage censorship and chill innovation.
"The thing that we're not seeing in here and that we're not seeing at the highest levels of government is the commitment we saw mobilized when we wanted to save the global financial system."
- Samantha Smith on Dec 13, 2014