Commercial diplomacy strongly resembles the Public Diplomacy 2.0 dynamic between the US government and tech firms detailed in Julian Assange’s book.
The truth is, if you want to see the kind of journalism you like, you are going to have to get used to paying something for it.
Google says the meeting with Israel was merely “one of many that we have with policymakers from different countries to explain our policies.”
On Monday, the ACLU asked an attorney general to “back off” and stop invading the privacy of Internet users to infringe on free speech or serve the agenda of big corporations and their lawyers. Google already sued Attorney General Jim Hood over the massive, invasive subpoena.