Does the EU Data Protection Authority Threaten Google’s Business Model?

By: Sunday October 28, 2012 7:40 am

Google revenues from outside of the United States totaled $6.11 billion for the third quarter, or 53% of their total revenues. It’s difficult to see how the EU challenging the legality of their practices is not a threat to both Google’s business plan and as well as their bottom line.


New York Times: Many Yemenis See Terror as Business Model, Not Ideology

By: Thursday November 4, 2010 7:50 am

In a remarkable article in Thursday’s New York Times, we find a very interesting analysis of some of the forces at play in Yemen, where the United States has decided that its largest al Qaeda threat now resides. According to the Times article, Yemenis take reports of al Qaeda presence with a sizable dose of skepticism, ascribing much of the internal violence as a mixture of secessionist movements and the “business” of terrorism, where groups first foment violence and then take government money in return for making it stop.

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