Restless Futures Showcases Emerging Technologies and their Potential Consequences at the London Design Festival 2014

September 17, 2014 by  
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Billionare Vinod Khosla Battles to Block Public Access to Popular California Beach

September 1, 2014 by  
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Surfers have been battling with landowners over access to beaches on America’s West Coast for years, but NBC News reports that the highest profile case of the lot to date involves some hard line action from a surprising adversary – billionaire Democrat supporter, Vinad Khosla. Khosla made his fortune by cofounding Sun Microsystems and then poured his money into green energy ventures as well as the coffers of the Democratic Party . He later bought an 89-acre piece of prime real estate on Martin’s Beach , near Half Moon Bay in Northern California – a popular surfing spot to which the property’s previous owners had allowed access. San Mateo County told Khosla he would have to maintain public access to the beach, a dictate that he went to court over and then lost. After allowing access for two years, Khosla decided to go rogue – locking his gate, and adding security guards along with a sign stating “Beach closed, keep out.” Read the rest of Billionare Vinod Khosla Battles to Block Public Access to Popular California Beach Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: access , bay , beach , billionaire , California , democratic , half , khosla , martins , moon , party , public , supporter , surfers

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