Quantcast
Here's How Google Pays to Influence Public Policy

Here's How Google Pays to Influence Public Policy

By Danika Fears | NYPost

Google has been quietly making a push to influence public policy — by dangling cash in front of academics.

The tech giant has paid researchers and professors from universities around the country stipends of $5,000 to $400,000 for dozens of research papers to help the company battle against regulators, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Some of the papers, which Google uses to influence government officials, don’t disclose that the company funded them.

University of Illinois law professor Paul Heald said he got $18,830 from Google for a project on copyrights — but his 2012 paper failed to mention the tech behemoth’s involvement.

Read more...

CNN’s Chris Cuomo: It’s Okay if Ukrainian Govt Meddles in Our Elections, but Not Russia (VIDEO)

CNN’s Chris Cuomo: It’s Okay if Ukrainian Govt Meddles in Our Elections, but Not Russia (VIDEO)

 Remember Bill Clinton's Asiagate Scandal?

Remember Bill Clinton's Asiagate Scandal?