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

The Politics of Tech

The country of Brazil has ordered for a Google executive to be arrested after Google refused to remove a video from YouTube that criticizes a candidate running for mayor of a city in Brazil. [Washington Post]

The future is now – driverless cars have been made legal in the state of California. [Bloomberg]

The iPhone 4 faced adversity with it’s antenna being susceptible to the “death grip” and now its newer brother the iPhone 5 has its own controversy over Scuffgate. [Extreme Tech]

Verizon CFO, Fran Shammo – “Unlimited is just a word, it doesn’t really mean anything.” Alright, then. [engadget]

More Apple news as this week they lost a touch-screen patent case against Samsung and Motorola in Germany. [Washington Post]

Iran is preparing to block Google from the country in response to the anti-Islam independent film “Innocence of Muslims.” [Guardian]

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