Archived material Access restricted Article
Rantburg

Today's Front Page   View All of Wed 09/12/2018 View Tue 09/11/2018 View Mon 09/10/2018 View Sun 09/09/2018 View Sat 09/08/2018 View Fri 09/07/2018 View Thu 09/06/2018
1
2018-09-12 Europe
EU claims the right to control all thought on the Net!
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email fred.pruitt=at=gmail.com with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by 3dc 2018-09-12 06:21|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [210 views ]  Top
 File under: Antifa 

#1 Was he drunk as usual?
Posted by Frank G 2018-09-12 07:33||   2018-09-12 07:33|| Front Page Top

#2 I don't know about the drunk part, but I wouldn't be surprised. The meat of this is the threat to the pocketbook of Google, et al. And what's this? "Authorities" doing the flagging of content? That's a flaw, they will get bought. Or is that a feature?

On the other hand, as much as I despise the EC, I am in favor of anything that injures GoogleFacebookTwitter, even for a short time. Drag their managing staff to the International Criminal Court when they don't knuckle under. Bolton won't like that, but I can see the bounty hunters lining up. Progressive World Gov. vs. Progressive Oligarchs. Cheering for both sides to lose big.

In my dreams anyway.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2018-09-12 08:08||   2018-09-12 08:08|| Front Page Top

#3 The capricious nature of our lords and ladies taxing policies. Don't mistake it for anything less. It's the Willy Sutton approach to revenue. Sort of fueled more than one major rebellion in the history books. Long past to tell the EU, if they are such big boys, to defend themselves and build their own net.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-09-12 08:22||   2018-09-12 08:22|| Front Page Top

#4 ICANN went private once Obama 'freed' them from USG oversight.

"On October 1, 2016, ICANN ended its contract with the United States Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and entered the private sector.[54]

On May 25, 2018, the EU attempts to enforce its GDPR impact on ICANN operations.[clarification needed][citation needed] The deadline coincided with French President Macron's hosting of megatech bosses such as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Samsung President Young Sohn, and SAP CEO Bill McDermott."
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-12 10:30||   2018-09-12 10:30|| Front Page Top

#5 Who to root for??? EU sux, Google sux.
Posted by USN, Ret. 2018-09-12 10:34||   2018-09-12 10:34|| Front Page Top

#6 Google might suck but how much does EU suck if they have to censor Google?

Sounds like Juncker's been taking lessons from Xi Jinping.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-09-12 12:21||   2018-09-12 12:21|| Front Page Top

#7 China says, "Hey EU! Quit stealing our moves!"
Posted by charger 2018-09-12 19:23||   2018-09-12 19:23|| Front Page Top

23:59 trailing wife
23:15 Clem
23:04 Besoeker
22:45 gorb
22:37 ruprecht
22:30 Raj
22:19 These Sinatra3854
22:17 bbrewer126
22:12 james
22:03 Frank G
21:34 jvalentour
21:09 Procopius2k
21:01  jvalentour
21:01 Mike Kozlowski
20:38 Erandi
20:19 Airandee
20:13 Frank G
19:56 Airandee
19:48 trailing wife
19:39 Woozle Unimp2242
19:30 Thing From Snowy Mountain
19:26 Zenobia Floger6220
19:23 charger
19:21 charger

Rantburg was assembled from recycled algorithms in the United States of America. No trees were destroyed in the production of this weblog. We did hurt some, though. Sorry.
54.92.164.184

Merry-Go-Blog









Paypal:
Google
Search WWW Search rantburg.com