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The Tech Oversight Project Slams Apple’s Pivot to AI, Going All-In On Mass Surveillance

Per Bloomberg, Apple Pivoting Resources from Apple Car to Generative AI Projects WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement slamming Apple for ending its long-rumored Apple Car project and shifting those resources to generative AI projects. Per Bloomberg’s reporting, the decision was shared by Apple’s COO Jeff Williams, and many […]

02.27.24

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The Tech Oversight Project: Governors Have Opportunity to Take Action on Digital Youth Safety

Kids Code Bills Offer State-Led Solutions to Address Youth Social Media Crisis WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of the National Governors Association’s winter meeting, Sacha Haworth, Executive Director of The Tech Oversight Project, issued the following statement: “As the NGA gathers this week, safeguarding children online should be at the forefront of every Governor’s agenda. The […]

02.21.24

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The Tech Oversight Project Launch Facebook 20th Anniversary Microsite, Slamming the Company’s Danger to Society

The microsite includes an encyclopedic research report detailing Facebook and Meta’s harms to children, threats to national security, and toxic, hate-driven ecosystem View the site here WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the 20th anniversary of Facebook’s founding, the Tech Oversight Project launched a microsite and accompanying research report to spotlight Meta’s danger to society. The […]

02.05.24

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on Public Announcements from Snap and Meta

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement after public announcements from Snap and Meta in advance of next week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. “While I’m glad to see a company get off the sidelines and seemingly see the error of their industry’s ways, if Snap is serious about endorsing KOSA, […]

01.25.24

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The Tech Oversight Project Slams Meta for Hampering Child Sex Abuse Investigations with Faulty AI Content Reporting System 

New Meta System Slows Law Enforcement Efforts to Find, Help Victimized Children Replacing Traumatized Moderators With AI Workaround Creates New Host of Problems WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Sacha Haworth, Executive Director of The Tech Oversight Project, issued the following statement regarding a Guardian report that social media companies including Meta have started inundating U.S. investigators […]

01.19.24

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LETTER: The Tech Oversight Project and 13 Advocacy Organizations Call on Congress to Increase Funding for the DOJ Antitrust Division

View the letter here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project and over a dozen progressive allies led a letter to Congressional appropriators urging them to increase funding for the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division. The DOJ Antitrust Division – led by AAG Jonathan Kanter – has recently racked up a series of wins that […]

01.19.24

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The Tech Oversight Project Blasts Meta As New Mexico Attorney General Reveals New Smoking-Gun Evidence of Child Safety Violations

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Sacha Haworth, Executive Director of The Tech Oversight Project, released the following statement after new smoking-gun evidence about Meta’s knowing violations of child safety was unredacted from New Mexico Attorney General Raul Torrez’s lawsuit and reported by AP: “How many more smoking guns do we need to see from Big Tech […]

01.18.24
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