What Is Everyone Missing from the Alphabet Google Restructuring?

— wp_sysadmin

There is more to learn from the Alphabet-Google restructuring than Google’s PR narratives. First for those paying close attention, this restructuring and Alphabet branding should spotlight Google’s truly amazing accomplishments to date, and Alphabet-Google’s breathtaking ambitions going forward. At core...[Read more]

Google Fiber’s Corporate-Welfare Vigorish for Running the Game

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Google Fiber’s motto is “Think big with a gig,” as in gigabit fiber broadband speeds. However, if one is open to considering non-Google data, there is substantial evidence that Google Fiber’s de facto motto may be more like “Think vig...[Read more]

The Market’s Ignoring Google’s Many New FCC Common Carrier Liabilities

— Scott Cleland

Summary Google’s market capitalization has approached a half trillion dollars as its stock hit an all time high, because of a positive quarterly profit surprise and because Google’s new CFO signaled that “Google cost discipline” may no longer be an...[Read more]

Google’s Open Defiance?

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Why is the world’s leading crusader for openness and transparency so closed and non-transparent? Why does Google fiercely defend the public’s right to know virtually everything about everyone else, but does not believe the public has any right to know...[Read more]

Google-Facebook-Apple’s Law-Evasive Encryption Risks

— clientservices

In the coming months, Google, and to a lesser extent, Facebook and Apple are on a collision course with American and foreign law enforcement over their pervasive, law-evasive, encryption of Internet traffic by default, which increasingly means law enforcement with...[Read more]

Fines Alone Don’t Deter Google

— Scott Cleland

EU officials, who believe normally-big-fines by themselves will be enough to deter Google’s illegal antitrust and privacy abuses, are making a profound miscalculation about what actually motivates and deters Google. Google’s leadership is not motivated primarily by money, but overwhelmingly...[Read more]

Widespread Wiretapping is “How Google Works”

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Google’s wiretapping is back in the news. The Guardian reports “Google [Chrome] eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission.” This is not an isolated incident. It is a part of a broader Google pattern of behavior. What should be big...[Read more]

Intimidation is “How Google Works” — Ask State AGs or EU

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After successfully taming the FTC and the DOJ via the intimidation of politically placing seven former Google executives or consultants in senior positions in most every major federal policy or law enforcement area of legal or commercial interest to Google...[Read more]

They are Google-Driven Cars and You Are the Package

— Scott Cleland

Just as people have come to appreciate that with Google you are not the customer, you are the product, with Google automated vehicles people will come to appreciate that Google is the driver and you are the package to be...[Read more]