The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Tech

The Politics of Tech

HBO co-president Eric Kessler responds to concerns about HBO’s access to content as well as the “cord-cutting” phenomenon. [Forbes]

Staying on point with the previous story – HBO’s Game of Thrones is on track to become the pirated show of all time. [TechDirt]

In keeping with the theme – Time Warner’s CEO has stated that in order to combat piracy DVDs need to be released very soon after a movie leaves theaters. [Deadline New York]

“Apple has to patch Siri to stop saying the Nokia Lumia 900 is the ‘best smartphone ever'” [The Verge]

Police in Chicago have purchased a sound cannon in anticipation of protests surrounding this weekend’s NATO summit. [Salon]

The first ever attempt for a privately-owned rocket to dock with the International Space Station is set to happen on May 19, SpaceX and NASA have announced. [CNET]



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