Paul Gregg

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Google renames as Alphabet

August 10, 2015. Today Google announced that it was renaming itself as Alphabet. The internet did a collective WTF! and nobody seems to understand why. I believe this makes sense from an Antitrust perspective. Today, google has to move cautiously to avoid getting accused of anti-competitive behaviour or using its leverage to benefit its own […]

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Guardian @commentisfree columnist @MissEllieMae talks drivel about Lord McAlpine

I came across Ellie Mae O’Hagan on twitter today, who claims in her twitter biog to be a “Socialist, feminist, columnist”. Her twitter ID is @MissEllieMae, and she wrote this:   I just used my lunch break to write a twitlonger on Lord McAlpine. Damn you Twitter — Ellie Mae O’Hagan (@MissEllieMae) November 16, 2012   […]

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On Software and Game Copyright and Second Hand sales.

This morning I got into a little twitter spat with a local game developer Matt Johnston. Basically he is arguing against companies like GameStop because they do not provide any revenue back to the original developers of the game. As he is a game developer, he is very obviously on the side of the games […]

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