Corporate Political Speech We All Love

Via a fellow named Dan Bier comes a very clever piece of insight: The organized blackout and protest perpetuated primarily by Google and Wikipedia on January 16th was an explicit form of corporate political speech in which corporate giants urged direct political action. The move was largely seen as tremendously beneficial and welcome for all those against SOPA/PIPA and nary a point was made about its corporate roots even in the wake of the Citizens United case. Corporate political speech is a cancer, unless I happen to agree with the message promoted, right?

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