Nonprofit, nonpartisan journalism. Supported by readers.

Donate
Topics

Obama picks pro-RIAA, pro-copyright lawyers for top JD posts

Victor Godinez at the Dallas Morning News’ technology blog calls attention to CNET’s reporting of President-elect Barack Obama’s recent Justice Department appointees: “one of Obama’s first tech-related decisions has been to select the Recording Indu

Victor Godinez at the Dallas Morning News’ technology blog calls attention to CNET’s reporting of President-elect Barack Obama’s recent Justice Department appointees: “one of Obama’s first tech-related decisions has been to select the Recording Industry Association of America’s favorite lawyer to be the third in command at the Justice Department. And Obama’s pick as deputy attorney general, the second most senior position, is the lawyer who oversaw the defense of the Copyright Term Extension Act.” Read the rest of the post here, read the CNET article here.