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ICYMI: New York Times: The Powerful Lobbyist Behind Kevin McCarthy

“Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s close relationship with Jeff Miller shines a light on the swamp’s revolving door and pay-to-play system that funnels campaign contributions from Big Tech giants in return for killing off popular bipartisan oversight proposals,” said Kyle Morse, Deputy Executive Director of the Tech Oversight Project. “Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Jeff Miller’s sweetheart deal with Big […]

02.03.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on TikTok CEO Appearing Before Congress

View The Tech Oversight Project’s TikTok research file here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued a statement regarding TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew appearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on March 23rd. The tech platform has come under recent scrutiny for threats to U.S. national security, misusing users’ data, throttling pro-democratic content, and spying on […]

01.30.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Applauds DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

Research regarding Google’s lengthy history of abuse and legal action can be found here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project applauds the Department of Justice (DOJ) for mounting an antitrust lawsuit against Google – alleging the search and advertising behemoth illegally monopolized the market for online ads through a years-long practice of self-dealing, anticompetitive acquisitions, […]

01.24.23

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SHOT/CHASER: CNN’s Tapper, Sen. Manchin Scold Congress for Letting Big Tech Off the Hook, Failing to Hold Votes on Bipartisan Antitrust Legislation

Sen. Manchin: “No excuse at all” for AICO and OAMA Omnibus exclusion. WASHINGTON, DC – Following the exclusion of S.2992, the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICO), and S.2710, the Open App Markets Act (OAMA), from Congress’ end-of-year Omnibus spending package, CNN’s Jake Tapper devoted over five minutes of air-time to holding Congress responsible for running down the clock on […]

12.20.22

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ICYMI: NYT: Amazon Agrees to Change Some Business Practices in E.U. Settlement

“Surprise! Another Big Tech giant got caught lying (again) to Congress. Amazon’s compliance with European laws proves that they are more than capable of doing the same in America,” said Sacha Haworth, Executive Director of the Tech Oversight Project. “This agreement guarantees that small businesses and consumers across the European Union will benefit from a more competitive […]

12.16.22

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⚡ FLASHBACK FRIDAY: “They Lied”: The Tech Oversight Project Launches TV Ad Slamming Big Tech for Long History of Concealing Truth, Lying to Congress

WATCH THE AD HERE EXTRA CREDIT: Research doc on Big Tech’s Lies can be found here WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project is taking a walk down memory lane to remind lawmakers that as Big Tech tries to muddy the waters to dissuade them from passing antitrust reform and tech accountability legislation, they cannot […]

12.16.22

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ICYMI: Reuters: Apple plans to let rival app stores on iPhones in EU -Bloomberg

“As lawmakers in Congress are bombarded with strawman arguments from Apple and the rest of Big Tech, the facts are clear: The sky is not falling,” said Sacha Haworth, Executive Director of the Tech Oversight Project. “Apple is complying with EU regulations, and if Congress fails to pass the Open App Markets Act in the next two […]

12.15.22
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