Not even kidding, just match the Anti-Copyright Google shills to the panelist list below. Talk about letting the fox guard the hen house. Wow, these are the same people who whine when not invited to trade organization and policy meetings like the TPP, but are so opposed to a balanced conversation they couldn’t actually invite a single artist rights representative! Ok, wow.
This is looking like a Silicon Valley Smug Alert, or otherwise known as Fart Club.
Copyright policy – once an esoteric and legal backwater – now has a critical impact on our ability to work, play and communicate. In 2012, millions of Americans contacted their member of Congress to protest restrictive copyright proposals, while intellectual property issues took center stage in Washington and at the Presidential debates.
Join a group of entrepreneurs and DC policymakers as we discuss how to protect IP while maintaining a vibrant internet and creating new opportunities for content creators.
Declan McCullagh, CNet Reporter
- John Perry Barlow – Co-Founder , Electronic Frontier Foundation, EFF
- Wilson Holmes – Co-Director , Fight for the Future
- Mike Masnick – CEO and Founder , TechDirt
- Hank Shocklee – Founder and CEO, Shocklee Entertainment
- Gigi Sohn – Co-Founder and President, Public Knowledge
Also on Tuesday January 8th, our own Hank Shocklee will be the DJ at The Innovation Movement party at Surrender at Encore from 7-10 pm.
Hit us up if you’re in town for the show – we’re still taking business meeting requests if you’d like to meet up.
See you in Vegas!
In addition to the CCIA, Google named the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Public Knowledge, the Center for Democracy and Technology, and the Competitive Enterprise Institute as organizations who have received funds from Google…
Oh, and yeah… Mike Masnick is listed as a Google shill as well in the article at the link above too…