Updates

Using antitrust tools to rein in the new robber barons

A Congressional committee led by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and staffed by Lina Khan, the new chair of the FTC, went back to resurrect antitrust and apply it to the 21st century. The massive report and the legislation that it generated came before the House Judiciary committee in June. 

Email the California Democrats who voted NO to reining in Big Tech

We urgently need to email the California Democrats who voted with Big Tech and against online platform accountability during the June 23 & 24, 2021 Judiciary Committee hearing on antitrust legislation designed to reign in the power and influence of companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon.

Ban Donald Trump from Facebook. Then what?

Whatever happens with the final decision on the Trump return or permanent suspension, it’s only a matter of time until another populist wanna-be dictator uses the same formula. We can’t ban our way out of the right-wing disinformation echo chamber and its dangerous impacts on democratic process.