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The Democrats Unfriended and Blocked Silicon Valley Last Night

The Democrats agree: Big Tech is a problem.

5 days ago

The German Synagogue Shooter's Twitch Video Didn't Go Viral. Here's Why.

Wednesday's shooting was the first big test of Big Tech’s new alliance to defend against viral violence.

10.1.19

Mark Zuckerberg Is Scared Elizabeth Warren Will Ruin Facebook’s Destiny

Antitrust is an "existential" threat to Facebook because it rejects the notion that what's good for Facebook is good for society.

10.1.19

Mark Zuckerberg Thinks an Elizabeth Warren Presidency Could 'Suck for Us'

To which she retorts: "What would really ‘suck’ is if we don’t fix a corrupt system that lets giant companies like Facebook engage in illegal anticompetitive practices"

9.19.19

Mark Zuckerberg Just Turned Himself into a Congressional Piñata

The Facebook CEO went to Washington for the first time this year and let lawmakers take swings at him.

9.18.19

EXCLUSIVE: GOP Activists Just Formed a Dark Money Group to Go to War With Big Tech

The Internet Accountability Project is the brainchild of Mike Davis, who led the fight to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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9.18.19

Facebook and Twitter Aren’t Even Pretending to Take the FEC Seriously Anymore

Representatives for both companies all but ghosted an FEC-hosted discussion about what the platforms are doing to fight misinformation and foreign interference in 2020.

9.13.19

Congress Is Coming for the Emails of Big Tech Execs

The House antitrust probe just got real, with a big ask for a wide array of the companies' financial data and even communications from top execs.

9.12.19

Uber Became Big by Ignoring Laws (and It Plans to Keep Doing That)

Uber says it will not comply with AB5, a new California law that would require it to classify drivers as employees.

9.9.19

Milo Yiannopoulos Says He's Broke

“I can’t put food on the table this way.”

9.3.19

Review: Three Different Pairs of $30 Counterfeit AirPods

If AirPods are the crude results of capitalism's machinery, then what do counterfeit AirPods say about us?

8.23.19

Palantir’s CEO Is Fine With the Horrible Things His Company Does

Alex Karp is convinced of his progressive values, even as Palantir wages war on them.

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