In another indication that the company is biased against conservatives and libertarians, Facebook opposes a shareholder proposal that promotes ideological and political diversity in its workforce. Sponsored by the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), the resolution will be considered at the Facebook annual meeting on Thursday, May 30 in Menlo Park, California. Facebook’s opposing […]
Is Tim Cook Above it All, or Just Arrogant?
Apple CEO Tim Cook claimed recently that he and his company do not engage in the dirty business of “politics” but only “policy.” He is supposedly above it all, guided instead by doing “what’s right.” Cook acknowledges that some may not like his “policy” decisions, but that he thinks they admire Apple’s leadership for sticking to […]
Liberal Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Caves to Saudi Arabia
What is it about Silicon Valley corporations that make them want to pander to the sensitivities of oppressive dictatorships? The answer, of course, is earnings, share price and the almighty dollar. But the recent example in which television-streaming service Netflix yanked a program critical of the oppressive Saudi Arabia regime is extreme cowardice, even for […]
Silicon Valley CEOs Enter the Transgender Bathroom Wars Again
Legislators and a governor in yet another state are contemplating laws to protect privacy rights in public restrooms according to biological gender (rather than “sexual identity” or “gender fluidity”) – and once again Silicon Valley tycoons are banding together to oppose it. This time it’s Texas, about as red a Red State as there is, […]