Is Obama gonna tap Google’s Eric Schmidt as his Tech Czar? Barry says he’d create the position, and Schmidt is out stumping hard as a "regular citizen." Yeah, a regular citizen worth a
gajillion google bucks.
Hey, there’s an idea: GoogleBucks. It can replace our faltering currency! Take that EU!
On another note, the PRO-IP Act (which creates a cabinet-level Intellectual Property Czar) has been signed into law by W. I’m wondering if this slot will be filled by Professor Lawrence Lessig, whose political clout seems to be on the rise.
If either of these appointments come to pass, strap yourself in for the copyright Armaggedon. Hollywood and the RIAA vs. The White House in a no-holds-barred grudge match! I can’t wait for the State of the Union Address/Public Enemy/Foghat mashup by Girl Talk.