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ICYMI: Seattle Times: Big Tech pushback can’t deter antitrust fight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 7, 2022 Contact: [email protected], 571-316-6421 ​​“When even Amazon’s hometown newspaper agrees that Congress needs to push antitrust reform over the finish line, it’s time to summon the urgency of this moment and get it done,” said Sacha Haworth, Executive Director of the Tech Oversight Project.  By Seattle Times Editorial Board […]

03.07.22

In the News

New Yorkers show sturdy support for Biden, distrust of big tech, poll says

NY Daily News

President Biden may be struggling nationally, but he is more popular in New York than local politicians like Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), according to a new statewide poll.

02.16.22

In the News

Big Tech Sold Out on Its Promise of an Open Internet

Gizmodo

A new report from the Tech Oversight Project shows how tech giants have shifted their priorities under the threat of antitrust action.    

02.11.22

In the News

Big Tech critics launch new project

The Hill

A collection of critics of Big Tech companies on Tuesday launched the Tech Oversight Project, a new group focused on pushing regulation through Congress. The group is being funded primarily by the Omidyar Network, the philanthropic network of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, and the Economic Security Project, a nonprofit led by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes. […]

01.18.22

In the News

Big Tech foes launch ‘campaign-style’ initiative to push for antitrust legislation

The Washington Post

Tech giants in the past decade have funneled hundreds of millions of dollars into lobbying, advertising, polling and research to advance their political interests in Washington. Now some of their top adversaries are forming a plan to use that same playbook to press Congress to pass bills that would place new limits on how they […]

01.17.22
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