[Foundation-l] Politico: "Wikimedia foundation hires lobbyists on sopa, pipa"

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 22:36:08 UTC 2012

On 22 January 2012 22:26, Mike Godwin <mnemonic at gmail.com> wrote:
> At this point, I'll understand if you hit me with a [citation needed]
> here, and I confess that what I'm telling probably is best classified
> as "original research." But don't take my word for it -- talk to other
> NGOs that work in the Washington policy community, and you'll find
> plenty of confirmation of what I'm telling you here.

There's a massive selection bias there! Of course the NGOs that do
lots of lobbying think lobbying is a great idea, otherwise they
wouldn't be doing it. Is there any independent research on this topic?

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