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.
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.
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.
Any day now, the Facebook Oversight Board will make a decision about whether Donald Trump is banned from Facebook permanently or whether he’s given back… Read More »Wed., Feb. 10: Tweet to Facebook’s @Oversight Board
Donald Trump is no longer on Facebook, which has been a welcome respite for everyone who wants posts that incite hate and violence and spread… Read More »Submit a public comment to the Facebook oversight board