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July 24, 2014

Internet-Related Companies Stay Logged In to Congress, Facebook Adds Capacity

Internet-related companies continued to keep their connections with Congress and the executive branch by lobbying during the first three months of the year.

Facebook Inc. was the exception in the field, by increasing their quarterly spending on lobbying by $1.3 million.

Here are some of the top online, computer, software, and technology companies that reported large expenditures for lobbying in the first quarter of the year.

Google Inc. $3,820,000 – down from $3,980,000 in the 4th quarter of 2013.
Facebook Inc. $2,780,000 – up from $1,480,000.
Microsoft Corp. $2,080,000 – down from $2,770,000.
Hewlett-Packard Co. $1,580,000 – down from $1,760,000.
Oracle Corp. $1,510,000 – down from $1,600,000.
I.B.M. $1,260,000 – down from $1,530,000.
Intel Corp.$1,223,000 – down from $1,446,000.
Apple Inc. $1,070,000 – up from $990,000.
Entertainment Software Association 1,001,138 – down from $1,320,000.
Amazon Corp. LLC $830,000 – down from $960,000.
Intuit Inc. $720,000 – up from $700,000.
Dell Inc. $710,000 – up from $600,000.
Yahoo! $700,000 – down from $720,000.
SAP America $640,000 – up from $530,000.
Cisco Systems Inc. $590,000 – up from $580,000.
eBay Inc. $475,000 – down from $485,000.
Internet Association $400,000 – same as 2013 Q4.

To search detailed money-in-politics databases, visit Political MoneyLine.

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