I hope Mr. Hood is careful....
I suspect that there's a bad accident with his name on it waiting for him if he gets close to the truth. Possibly involving a driverless car?
The USA may have backed down before the Chocolate Factory, but Mississippi’s Attorney General Jim Hood says that an anti-trust investigation into Google is in the pipeline. Hood, who is also the president of the US National Association of Attorneys General, told legal and policy newsletter MLex: I think that anti-trust, that …
Reading that subpoena, I enjoyed how they define "RECORDS", especially having microfiche and microfilm next to computer disks, laser disks and recordings... I also forgot that a corporation is a "person" so they have to define "PERSON" to include "association of persons".
It's amazing to think that a programmer given a document like this would build exactly what you asked.
A lawyer given this document would give you nothing at all, pointing out that they all their their records are on clay tablets and can only be viewed by a cabal of magician/scholars during a lunar eclipse so are not required to produce and, to cap it off, counter sue for violations of the Protection of Religious Institutions of the Correct Kinds act of ought 8.
Everything else aside - who's been bought by whom - there are certain terms and phrases that, when used by politicians, instantly drop their credibility to near-zero. "Dark web" is one such term.
The things terms like this have in common is that they are evocative and encompass a whole slew of (generally) negative connotations despite not really meaning anything specific and neatly obscuring any nuance.
Mississippi public officials are ranked by reporters to be 7th most corrupt in the US. Mississippi ranks 2nd in convictions of public officials per capita (fivethirtyeight.com). If there's specific evidence that the Miss. Attorney General is being bribed by MPAA, I'm likely to consider it possible. In what way have the citizens of Mississippi been financially damaged by Google that their AG would get involved to this degree? In the case of Microsoft, damage was easy to answer - the cost of a Windows license added to a pc. That's what the states sued for.
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