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    The Big Brother Summit: Obama, Google and Facebook

    The all-seeing, all-knowing Big Brother from the novel 1984 is upon us. With almost everyone using the internet on a daily basis, and with the consolidation of the majority of that information in a few hands, it is now undergoing the final consolidation.

    Jobs, Zuckerberg among tech execs to huddle with Obama
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    Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, and Google CEO Eric Schmidt are among the technology industry executives President Barack Obama will meet with Thursday in San Francisco, according to a person familiar with the private session.

    A source familiar with the invitation list confirmed Wednesday that the Silicon Valley executives will discuss Obama's tech agenda and proposed $3.73 trillion fiscal year 2012 budget during a private event the White House bills as part of its outreach to the nation's business community.
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    Zuckerberg, Schmidt and other participants are also apt to be interested in the administration's just-announced policy on Internet freedom that aims to give people ways around barriers in cyberspace and make it harder for autocratic governments to use the same technology to stifle political opponents.
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    http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_17404959
    "Foreign aid is taking money from the poor people of a rich country, and giving it to the rich people of a poor country." - Ron Paul
    "Beware the Military-Industrial-Financial-Corporate-Internet-Media-Government Complex." - B4L update of General Dwight D. Eisenhower
    "Debt is the drug, Wall St. Banksters are the dealers, and politicians are the addicts." - B4L
    "Totally free immigration? I've never taken that position. I believe in national sovereignty." - Ron Paul
    They are what they hate. - B4L


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    http://blogs.computerworld.com/17848..._valley_dinner

    Seven facts about Obama's Silicon Valley dinner

    Why was Google's Eric Schmidt, a DC insider, at the dinner?

    Schmidt was acting as Obama's wingman** in the event Zukerberg mentioned Farmville.
    "Foreign aid is taking money from the poor people of a rich country, and giving it to the rich people of a poor country." - Ron Paul
    "Beware the Military-Industrial-Financial-Corporate-Internet-Media-Government Complex." - B4L update of General Dwight D. Eisenhower
    "Debt is the drug, Wall St. Banksters are the dealers, and politicians are the addicts." - B4L
    "Totally free immigration? I've never taken that position. I believe in national sovereignty." - Ron Paul
    They are what they hate. - B4L


    The views and opinions expressed here are solely my own, and do not represent this forum or any other entities or persons.

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    Facebook, Google, Twitter testimony bump.
    "Foreign aid is taking money from the poor people of a rich country, and giving it to the rich people of a poor country." - Ron Paul
    "Beware the Military-Industrial-Financial-Corporate-Internet-Media-Government Complex." - B4L update of General Dwight D. Eisenhower
    "Debt is the drug, Wall St. Banksters are the dealers, and politicians are the addicts." - B4L
    "Totally free immigration? I've never taken that position. I believe in national sovereignty." - Ron Paul
    They are what they hate. - B4L


    The views and opinions expressed here are solely my own, and do not represent this forum or any other entities or persons.



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