German Legislator Calling For Google Breakup Has Serious Conflict Of Interest

by Greg Sterling
The German member of the European Parliament behind the call to break up Google, Andreas Schwab, has a conflict of interest. According to the NY Times, he has ties to and earns money from a German law firm that represents anti-Google publishing interests in Germany. German publishers lobbied for the passage of the “ancillary copyright” law intended to exact licensing revenue ...Read the full article