Microsoft has a vested interest in anti piracy enforcement -- piracy is rampant in Russia. But targeting human rights activists and news organizations for enforcement is clearly aimed not at protecting Microsoft's intellectual property.
After a week of bad press stemming from Facebook's latest privacy policies, Mark Zuckerberg, is promising a newer, better model. But Zuckerberg's promise, as outlined in today's Washington Post, rings hollow. Here's why.
For better and for worse, America's technology companies have a demonstrated record of driving crucial foreign policy outcomes, and Washington must make it known when it believes a foreign cause is just.