NewsCorp, Google, Obama, TimeWarner, Kleiner Perkins, WashingtonPost, AOL NDAA Alliance

SOPA
&

 NDAA
 ALLIANCE


SONY
CORP
 Howard
Stringer,
Chairman
 Nicole
Seligman,
GC
Sony
 Corp
 Robert
Weisenthal,
CFO
Sony
 Corp
 Mark
Eisenberg,
former
GC
 Sony
Music
Corp


GOOGLE

Eric
Schmidt,

Chairman,Econom ic
Advisor
to
 Obama)


NEWS
CORP
 Viet
Dinh,
worked
for
Hogan

Lovell
thru
2006
on
NWS
 board
since
2004


KLEINER
PERKINS
 CAUFIELD
BYERS
LLC
 Thomas
Perkins,
Founder
 John
Doerr,
Founder
(KPCB
 largest
shareholder
Google
 Colin
Power,
Partner
 Al
Gore,
Partner
 Frank
Caufield,
Founder
&
 Lead
Director
Time
 Warner/AOL


Rupert
Murdoch
 James
Murdoch
 Tom
Perkins,
KPC
(resigned

1
month
ago
&
replaced
by


SONY‐
 HEAD
GC
 NICOLE
 SELIGMAN( former
 partner
of
 Williams
&
 Connolly


John
Doerr,
 largest
 shareholder
&
 Director


Married
to
News
Corp’s
Klein


FACEBOOK
CONTROL
 SHAREHOLDER
 STEPHEN
BREYER
 Joel
Klein







HP
FORMER
CEO
MARK
 HURD
(resigned
end
of
 2010)


Williams
&
 Connolly
Law
 Firm

Brendan
 Sullivan

On
Board
Wpost

Allen&CO
–
 Herb
Allen
 Nancy
 Peretsman
 Stan
Schuman


Chairman

 W.
Post
on
 FB
Board


MYSPACE
 SECURITIES
FRAUD
 CLASS
ACTION
 FEDERAL
COURT
 2:06‐cv‐03731



HOGAN
LOVELL
LAW
 FIRM
(News
Corp
 inhouse
law
firm)


NWS‐ HEAD
 GC
JOEL
 KLEIN
 GOOGLE


Washingto n
Post

Myspace
 Founder
 Brad


TIME
 WARNER

 $$
‐
Biggest

 Donators
 NEWS
 CORP


Google
Banker
&
 
Schmidt
Classmate


Securi`es
Fraud
&
An`trust
Class
Ac`on
claims
 
against
News
Corp,
Google,
KPCB,
&
Sony


FACEBOOK


Prez
 Obama



EUNIVERSE
 (EUNI)
–
 INDEPENDENT
 PUBLIC
 COMPANY
 1999‐2005


Myspace
 (launched
 August
2003)

 Founder
Brad


Brad
Greenspan
–
Chairman/CEO,
Head
 of
Internet
Strategy
&
Head
of
M&A


Adam
 Goldenberg

Head
of
Alena
 e‐Commerce
 2003)


Steve
 Friedman
–
 Head
Ad
 Sales


Chris
 DeWolfe,
 ResponseBase
 Ecommerce


Marco
Ilardi,
 Head
of
 Flowgo
 Division


Jus`n
 Beckec,
 President
 Game
 Universe


Head
of
 Mergers
&
 Acquisi`ons
/
 Business
 Development


Todd
Smith,


Head
of
 Download
 division


Dan
Yeh,


Korri
Kolesa/ Steve
Baumer
 (Services
–
Ink
 &
Da`ng)


Jeff
 Rajewski,
 Chief
 Technology
 Officer


25
employees


35
employees
 ResponseBase

 Employees
 ‐Josh
Berman
 ‐Tom
Anderson


20
employees


25
employees


5
employees


10
employees


30
employees


OCTOBER
2001

EUNIVERSE
STARTED
BY
FOUNDER
AND
RUN
 FROM
INCEPTION
UNTIL
OCTOBER
31,
2003
BY
CHAIRMAN/CEO
 BRAD
GREENSPAN‐

had
been
ranked
as
high
as
5th
largest
online
 network
in
U.S.
By
end
of
2001,
eUniverse
had
built
a
larger
 audience,
then
both
Google
and
Ebay,
reaching
31+
million
U.S.
 Unique
Users
in
October
2001
and
49.4
million
Globally.


BUST


MERGED


BUST


160%
year
over

 Year
growth


1000%
growth

 Over
24
months

Source: Nielson-NetRatings Top WebSites Period: Week of 10/28/01 Panel Type: Home (US) (a)Commscore

October
2001‐
Audience
of
 eUniverse,
Inc


We
Started
with
800,000
 
unique
users
in
April
1999


GOOGLE
NEEDS
EUNIVERSE
AID
IN

 2003
AND
PAYS
BRAD
&
EUNIVERSE
TO
 HELP
LAUNCH
ADSENSE


STEALING
MYSPACE
(page
from
 book‐
evidence
of
News
Corp
 scheme


January
2006‐
 Microson
 Offers
$800
million
 For
Search
for
Myspace

Heckman
told
Murdoch
 And
Chernin
about
value
of
Myspace
 Search,,
‘MonthsEarlier’,
i.e.
someQme
in
2005


“One
of
the
firm’s
bankers,
Nancy
Peretsman,
knew
Google
president,
Eric
Schmidt
at
Princeton
and
has
pa`ently
worked,
as
Allen
&
Co.
habitually
does,

to
build
 a
client
rela`onship.
The
payoff
came
when
Google
announced
the
names
of
the
31
underwriters
that
would
handle
its
IPO,
Allen
is
slated
to
be
in
a
small
group
 of
firms
just
below
the
two
giants
serving
as
managing
underwriters,
Morgan
Stanley
and
CSFB.

And
if
the
`ming
of
Google’s
offering
doesn’t
get
in
the
way,
one
 or
both
of
the
company’s
young

Co‐CEOs,
Sergey
Brin
and
Larry
Page,
will
be
at
Sun
Valley
(as
will
Schmidt),
joining
them
will
be
Allen’s
three
marquee
clients,
 Rupert
Murdoch,
Barry
Diller,
and
the
newest
Coca‐Cola
CEO,
Neville
Isdell
on
whose
Board
Herbert
sits
some`mes
knocking
heads.”


November
2004‐
 FORTUNE
 ARTICLE

TIVO
 ‐Board
Member
 Geoff
Yang


ASK
JEEVES
 ‐Board
Member
 Geoff
Yang,
Carlick


GOOGLE’S
SCHMIDT
 &
ALLEN
&
CO’s

 PERETSMAN
“knew
 Google’s
president,
Eric
 Schmidt
at
Princeton
 and
has
pa`enty
 worked,
as
Allen
&
Co.
 habitually
does,
to
 build
a
client
 rela`onship


Eric
 Schmidt
 CEO


John
 Doeer
 (Kleiner
 Perkins
 VC)



GOOGLE,
 INC.


JANUARY
2005

David
 Carlick,
 Director


ASKJEEVES,
INC


SEARCH
ENGINE
CO.


Serge


Paul
 Ortellni


Larry


Big
Shareholder
in
 
Google
 They
coinvested
 In
Excite@Home
 Which
went
Bankrupt
 In
20001


KLEINER
 PERKINS


SEARCH
 PARTNERSHIP
 (Ask
 dependent
 On
Google
For
 Search)


John
Doerr,
Partner
 KP


Geoff
 Yang,
 Directorl


David
Carlick,
Managing
Partner
 Vantage
Point
(VP)
LLC
Fund


$


$


Tom
Perkins,
Partner
 KP
&
News
Corp
Director
 Sits
on
corp
governance+nomina`ng
commicee


Geoff
Yang,
PARTNER
IN

 REDPOINT
(RP)LLC
FUND


John
Doerr,

Director
of
Google
and
at
`me
Amazon
Is
frequent
 business
partner
with
MySpace
Director
and
25%
Shareholder
Geoff
 Yang.
Yang
was
also
Director
of
AskJeeves
That
worked
for
many
years
 with
Google
as
main
almost
Exclusive
business
partner.


Eric
 Schmidt
 CEO


John
 Doeer
 (Kleiner
 Perkins
 VC)



GOOGLE,
 INC.


JANUARY
2005

David
 Carlick,
 Director


ASKJEEVES,
INC


SEARCH
ENGINE
CO.


Serge


Paul
 Ortellni


Larry


Big
Shareholder
in
 
Google


KLEINER
 PERKINS


SEARCH
 PARTNERSHIP
 (Ask
 dependent
 On
Google
For
 Search)


John
Doerr,
Partner
 KP


Geoff
 Yang,
 Directorl


David
Carlick,
Managing
Partner
 Vantage
Point
(VP)
LLC
Fund


$


$


Tom
Perkins,
Partner
 KP


Geoff
Yang,
PARTNER
IN

 REDPOINT
(RP)LLC
FUND


January
2005
 YANG/CARLICK
Pre
 Myspace
 investment

Laurence
Moreau
 David
Carlick,
director

 David
Carlick,
Chairman
 Intermix,
Inc.
 Andrew
Sheehan
 Brec
Brewer,
President



Richard
Rosenblac,
CEO


James
Quandt


William
Woodward


Dan
Mosher


May
2005
–
GOOGLE
ACTIVE
IN
DISCUSSIONS
WITH
MYSPACE.COM
–
(PRE‐NEWS
CORP
MERGER
AGREEMENT
SIGNED)
 “Google
refuses
to
work
with
us
because
MIX
is
a
majority
owner”
–
MySpace
June
2005
Board
presenta`on
by
CEO/Director

DeWolfe


JUNE

2005‐
Google/Myspace


GOOGLE


JULY
18,
2005

 INTERMIX
SIGNS
 MERGER
AGREEMENT

 WITH
NEWS
CORP


IAC
CORP

ASK
JEEVES
 ‐Directors
Carlick
&
Yang
are
 Ac`ve
in
M&A


KENOUGH


GOOGLE’S
ERIC
 SCHMIDT,
DIRECTOR
&
CEO


Google

GOOGLE
DIRECTOR
 JOHN
DOERR,
KLEINER
 PERKINS


ISH

Toolbar/Search/Adware/ Download

division
purc


ALLEN
&
COMPANY


Nancy
Peretsman

JUNE
14.
2005
 INTERMIX

 SETTLES

WITH‐NY
 AG
FOR

 $7.5
MILLION


TIVO
Director‐
Yang


David
Carlick,
ASK
 JEEVES
DIRECTOR

CARLI CK Vanta ,
Partner



 gePoin t


GEOFF
YANG,
ASK
 JEEVES
DIRECTOR
 YANG,
MS
Director


TIVO
Director‐
Randy
 
Komisar,
Kleiner


INTERMIX


52%
MySpace,
Inc


GOOGLE
DEAL??


TOM
PERKINS
 KLEINER
PERKIN
 &
Director
News
 CorpS


30%
Ownership

 Intermix
 Toolbar/Search/Adware/ Download

division


JPMorgan,
 ZAKKOUR
 $1.4Billion
ValuaQon


STAN
SCHUMAN,
 NEWS
CORP
 DIRECTOR


Intermix
Directors

ROSENBLATT



CARLICK
 MOSHER


SHEEHAN
 MOREAU


BREWER
 QUANDT


TWEISEL
 SAYS
$650
 Million
fair

Montgomery
 Says
$650mln
 fair


NEWS
CORP

$4.4
Billion
Secondary
Google
August
15,
2005
 Led
by
Peretsman
who
Has
recently
admiced
also
 Involved
with
Google
on
Nego`a`ng
deal
with
Time
 Warner
for
search
December
2005
 NEWS
CORP
NOW
 Uses
JP
MORGAN’S
ZAKKOUR
(current
 banker
Who
worked
for
AskJeeves
 at
Ci`bank
a
month
before,
AskJeeves
 Transac`on
closed
July
19,
2005


WOODW ARD


23%
DeWolfe
 Thru
MSV
LLC
 JAMES
BARKSDALE,
 CAULFIELD,
 KLEINER
&
Director
KLEINER
&
Director
 TW/AOL
 TW/AOL


TIME
WARNER/AOL


June
28,
2005‐
Lecer
from
 Intermix
to
Whistle
Blower
 Greenspan
Confirms
the
Special
Commicee
set
up
in

 Jun
9,
2005
Board
Mee`ng.

APRIL
2005,
CHAIRMAN
DAVID
CARLICK
HAS

 INTERMIX
VOLUNTARILY
SHUT
DOWN
 ITS
TOOLBAR
SEARCH
DIVISION,
AND
LOSES
 8
MILLION
MONTHLY
SEARCH
USERS
AS
ITS
 “INTERMIX
SEARCH’
DIVISON
COLLAPSES
BY
72%
 WITHIN
90
DAYS


Carlick
is
Also
lead
director
Of
AskJeeves
which
 Is
in
the
middle
of
Trying
to
close
Its
$1.8
Billion
 dollar

Merger
to
IAC
Corp(announced
March
21,2005


July
21,
2005
–

 “DOUBLE‐DIGIT
GROWTH
IN
SEARCH
SEEN
 BY
AOL
AND
ASK
JEEVES”


GOOGLE,
INC.

Eric
Schmidt
 CEO
 John
Doeer
 (Kleiner
 Perkins
VC)



YAHOO


MSFT


PUBLIC

MYSPACE,

 INC

Paul
Ortellni





AOL

Jonathan
Miller
 CEO,
AOL


Serg
Brine


Larry
Page

John
Doerr,
Partner
 KP


Sep
16,
2005‐

 AOL/Microson

 Gossip


Big
Shareholder
in
 
Google
$$$$$$$


KLEINER
 PERKINS
LLC


$
 $


Tom
Perkins,
Partner
 KP


NYPOST


Allegedly
Already
 friends


Ross
Levinsohn
 INTERMIX


Rupert
Murdoch


Tom
Perkins
 (Kleiner
Perkins))



John
Thornton


Viet
Dinh


Peter
Chernin


NEWS
 CORP,
INC


SEP
30
SHAREHOLDER
 MEETING‐
NO
GOOGLE


No
Microson
 No
Yahoo
Deal
 No
AskJeeves
 Search
Deal


Intermix
discloses
VIACOM
BID
#2
RECEIVED
&
Announces
REJECTION
of
BID
(8k)
9/21/05
DISCLOSED
TO
SHAREHOLDERS.

 
INTERMIX
REJECTS
–
CITES
NO
$$
AVAIL
TO
PAY
FOR
MYSPACE
OPTION
–
OMITS
DISCLOSURE
 OF
ITS
BREACHED
DUTY
OF
MERGER
AGREEMENT
SECTION
6,4

(sent
in
proxy
&
signed
7/18/2005)


September
1,
 2005
–
 (9/1/2005)
 Intermix
discloses
 shareholdr
 (Kreindler)
 lawsuits


August

 25,
2005
 proxy


FOR
AT
LEAST
145
DAYS
 FROM
MAY
5,
2010
UNTIL
 SEPTEMBER
30,
2005

 WHEN
SHAREHOLDERS
VOTE
 TO
SELL
COMPANY,
MYSPACE
 IS
UNABLE
TO
COMPLETE
ITS
 OWN
DEAL
WITH
GOOGLE.
 Myspace
25%
owner
(Geoff
 Yang)
Is
on
Board
of
AskJeeves
 Chairman
of
Intermix
 On
Board
of
AskJeeves
 ‐AskJeeves
search
company
 That
provides
Google
 Search
to
partners
like
 Myspace
(but
usually
 A
company
of
Myspace’s
 Size
would
go
direct
to
 Google.
But
clearly
AskJeeves
 Is
super
super
close
with
Google
 As
they
are
totally
dependent
 On
Google
for
80%
of
revenue.


July
18‐ August
1,
 2005‐
 conflict
SEC
 Filings
 `meline

X


August
2,
2005

Yahoo
mee`ng
 
Planned
for
Search
Auc`on


X
 X


AskJeeves
Search
completes
 Sale
to
Interac`ve
Corp
 July
19,
2005
8k
released

by
 Intermix
(copy
of
July
18,2005)
 fully
executed
Merger
 Agreement
 July
2,
2005‐
Mee`ng
with
Yahoo

 for
Search
Auc`on
Process

MAY
5,
2005

 NEGOTIATIONS
 MYSPACE/GOOGLE


February
2005‐
Intermix
sells
25%
of
 Myspace
to
Redpoint/Geoff
Yang
 At
significantly
below
Market
value.
25%
 For
$11.5
million
which
 5
months
later
cashes
Out
$60+
million
(


Ross
Levinsohn
claims
on
June
9,
2011
that
MySpace
was
only

 genera`ng
$1
million
per
month
when
NWS
acquired
in
2005
Vs.
evidence
 (email
Levinsohn
received
on
August
26,
2005)
from
then
CEO,
that
MySpace
 
generated
$3.9
million
in
August
2005
and
based
on

 growth
rate,
September
2005,
the
final
month,
MySpace
likely
generated

 $4.5
–
5.0
million
for
final
month,


Staci
D.
Kramer
Jun
9,
2011
2:00
PM
‘What’s
Up
With


MySpace
(And
Why
Isn’t
Yahoo
Interested)?’


He
offers
two
contexts
for
the
MySpace
acquisi`on:

 “We
bought
a
social
networking
site
in
2005
before
anyone
knew
what
 social
networking
was
and
now
look
at
where
social
networking
is—so
 if
you
look
at
the
trendline
we
were
way
head
of
the
game.
When
we
 bought
it,
it
was
doing
about
$1
million
a
month;
24
months
later
we
 were
on
a
run
rate
to
do
$500
million
a
year.
You’d
have
to
say
that
 was
a
preGy
good
trajectory.
Users
went
from,
when
we
bought
it,
to
 70,000
signups
a
day
(which
I
thought
was
astounding),
to
the
month
I
 leM
about
450,000
signups
a
day.
So
again,
trajectory,
unbelievable.
 The
Google
(NSDQ:
GOOG)
deal,
at
the
Vme
was
a
momentous
deal,
 almost
$1
billion
virtually
all
to
the
boGom
line.
We
paid
$580
million
 and
one
deal
paid
for
it
plus—and
that’s
not
to
menVon
growing
 revenue.”


Ross
Levinsohn
is
sta`ng
 Myspace’s
revenue
when
NWS
 Acquired
it
in
2005


This
is
excerpt
from
book
that
 defendants
Brewer,
Carlick,
 Rosenblac
co‐write
with
Angwin
 around
evidence
and
emails
I
 gave
Angwin
(I
read
book
in
2010
 called
“Stealing
MySpace”
 wricen
by
employee
of
News
 Corp
and
not
disputed
by
News
 Corp

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