Activists calling themselves the Counterforce on Tuesday made Google engineer and Berkeley resident Anthony Levandowski the focus of their protests against what they say are the Mountain View company’s evil surveillance techniques.
When Google announced its competition for communities to test its ultra-high speed Internet, municipalities across the country responded vocally. Towns talked about changing their name to Google to attract interest, community groups made a clamor about how wonderful a test bed their city would be. From Berkeley there was silence initially.
Want a quick path to ensuring Berkeley’s position as a center for innovation? How about applying — and winning — the competition to be one of the test sites for Google’s plan to test ultra high-speed broadband networks. Here’s Google’s pitch: