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The tech giant appears to only be enforcing part of its hate speech ad policy when it comes to anti-immigrant hate group FAIR. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The agency’s antitrust investigation of Facebook is ongoing. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Unrestrained digital markets have given us monopoly, pervasive surveillance, and powerful vectors of disinformation. But a new agenda is emerging to turn things around. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Google partner Sidewalk Labs wants to remake the Toronto waterfront as a privately run digital development. It may really be a digital dystopia. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Unlike Mark Zuckerberg’s company, Google knows how to wield soft power to avoid estranging Democrats. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Commissioner Rohit Chopra dissented from a fine against Google for violations of child privacy laws, but the FTC redacted his explanation of how the fine was smaller than the earnings from the violations. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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FOIAs of the Federal Trade Commission’s back-and-forth with Google make clear it’s less a regulator than a helpful pal. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The platform monopolies face three hearings on Capitol Hill that could define future actions against them. Read more

Law and Justice

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They’re shaping our market, our democracy—our entire reality. If we’re going to fix them, we need to understand them. Read more

Economic Policy

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Two missed opportunities from the Federal Trade Commission, on Google and Facebook, led us to the monopoly crisis we face today. Read more

Law and Justice

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Newsrooms across the country are laying off journalists, because the ad dollars generated from their work all filter up to Big Tech. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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Once you understand the tech giants are capturing unguarded human experience, their business makes sense. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Their sheer market power destroys rivals and abuses data of users. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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We should be rooting for the success of the General Data Protection Regulation. Read more

America and the World

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The old challenges of concentrated economic and political power now confront us in new forms. Read more

Health and Social Policy