perhaps an inverse correlation between lobbying and innovation

Despite the jarring graphic treatment, this bar chart tells a tale. It would be interesting to know if other industry divulge the same or a similar pattern. 

Despite their incredible influence in the world of tech, Apple and Facebook are hardly spending anything on lobbying, according to data compiled by Arik Hesseldahl at All Things D.

As you can see above, Apple spent the least of almost any big tech company on lobbying in Q3 2010, less than half what Microsoft and Google spent.

via Apple, Facebook Spending Almost Nothing On Lobbying.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s