Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Google forms political action committee

"Just in time for the November elections, Google has made a strategic move already familiar to fellow technology heavyweights seeking to wield influence inside the Beltway.
The Mountain View, Calif.-based search giant confirmed Monday that it filed the federal paperwork necessary to set up a political action committee, or PAC, an organization designed expressly to raise money for political candidates and causes.
The top priority for Google NetPAC, as the company has named it, will be swaying 'critical decisions affecting Internet freedom, innovation, and competition,' said Alan Davidson, Google's Washington policy counsel. "
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