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LETTER: The Tech Oversight Project and 10 Advocacy Organizations Call on NEC Urging Action to Curb Monopolistic Practices in AI

View the letter here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project and more than 10 progressive allies led a letter to Lael Brainard, Director of the National Economic Council and Chair of the White House Competition Council, urging action to curb anti-competitive and monopolistic business practices in the AI sector. The letter commends the […]

12.05.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on Meta’s Frivolous Lawsuit Against the FTC and War on Kids

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement after Meta announced that it is pursuing a laughably frivolous lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for enforcing privacy protections for children online. Meta’s lawsuit comes after a barrage of recent negative news coverage. Background is below. “From the multi-state lawsuit to […]

11.30.23

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MEMO: Polling on Regulating Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology

Download the full memo here. MEMORANDUM To: Interested Parties From: Sacha Haworth, Executive Director, Tech Oversight Project Re: Polling on Regulating Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology Date: November 29, 2023 PURPOSE: Congress needs to consider the full spectrum of AI harms, heed public polling, and pass urgently-needed AI protections that will protect competition, mitigate consumer harms, […]

11.29.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on Meta’s Decision to Profit from, Allow Election-Denier Ads on Platforms

Read the full story here.   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement after Meta publicly announced that they would allow election-denial ads back on its platforms – a stunning reversal from its decision made in the wake of January 6th. To learn more, read the story here. “Following Russia’s […]

11.15.23

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LETTER: The Tech Oversight Project and 19 Advocacy Organizations Thank Vice President Harris for Addressing AI Harms of Today

View the letter here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Tech Oversight Project and over 15 progressive allies led a letter to Vice President Kamala Harris thanking her for her commitment on behalf of the Biden Administration to tackle the AI harms of today, including discriminatory algorithms, digital threats to our democracy, and harmful facial recognition […]

11.10.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on Meta’s Cover-Up, Implicated by Whistleblower Testimony

Read the Wall Street Journal story here.   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement after explosive and damning testimony from former Meta employee Arturo Béjar. Last week, Béjar came forward with a disturbing new whistleblower report revealing that Mark Zuckerberg and Meta’s executive team engaged in a cover-up after […]

11.07.23

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RESOURCE GUIDE: What to Know: New Facebook Whistleblower Testifies in Senate Judiciary Committee

Read the Wall Street Journal story here. Watch the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing here.   WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring the new Facebook whistleblower, The Tech Oversight Project released the following resource guide for lawmakers, reporters, and allies tracking the event. Late last week, the Wall Street Journal […]

11.07.23
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