Cecilia Kang blogs:
Google increased its first-quarter spending on lobbying by more than 50 percent to argue its position on privacy, online advertising competition and net neutrality to members of Congress, federal regulators and the White House.
According to documents filed Tuesday with Congress, the company spent $1.38 million on lobbying in the first quarter of 2010 compared with $880,000 in the same period last year. The Mountain View, Calif.-based search giant spent $1.12 million on lobbying in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Read more in the Washington Post.
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