Thursday, June 21, 2007

Google Public Policy Blog

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Google has given a mouthpiece to its public policy efforts with the launch of a company blog. On its new blog, Google makes its case for net neutrality. I have to admit, I love Google. I'm thankful for what they've done to the search engine, thankful for the great blogspot platform, thankful for gmail! What say others?

Dan Gillmor: Google has launched a Public Policy Blog that is a model of the genre. A principal author is Andrew McLaughlin, the company’s director of public policy and government affairs (and a Berkman Fellow to boot).
This is the kind of thing Google should do to excess, because the its growing clout — and knowledge of what so many people are doing — is making a lot of folks nervous.

Pointblog: Google a ouvert officiellement un blog qui donne sa position en matière de gouvernance, de régulation, et de politique : le Google Public Policy Blog dont la démarche est expliquée par un billet de Andrew McLaughlin, Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs. La démarche se veut ambitieuse puisque McLaughlin dit que ce blog s'adresse aussi aux gouvernements et autres législateurs aussi bien américains qu'étrangers. Une manière comme une autre de répondre à la mode du Google bashing (qui accuse régulèrement Google de tous les maux, de manière plus ou moins précise et justifiée).

Bien que les sujets traités soient plus que stratégiques, le blog est quand même ouvert aux commentaires. On y trouve des billets publiés en interne sur cette thématique de la loi, et de la politique des pouvoirs publics, depuis le mois d'avril de cette année.

What Do We Mean By "Net Neutrality"?

Google’s Stance on Network Neutrality

Microsoft To Change Desktop Search After Google Complaint

Now, what say YOU?

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