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Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on DOJ Merger Guidelines

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project applauded the Biden Administration and the Department of Justice for releasing modernized merger guidelines that will tackle some of Big Tech’s most predatory practices, like “Capture or Kill,” and platform gatekeeping. Read the Department of Justice’s announcement here. “For far too long, Big Tech giants have been allowed […]

07.19.23

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Tech Oversight Project Slams Threads From Meta Ahead of Launch

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project slammed Threads – Meta’s so-called “Twitter-Killer” app – ahead of its launch tomorrow. Since Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter and the platform’s even further lurch toward establishing itself as a radical right-wing space, users have been calling out for a Twitter alternative. Given Meta’s long history of […]

07.05.23

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OBJECTION: How Google Lies, Conceals, and Disrespects the Courts to Evade Accountability

View the full research report here WASHINGTON, DC – As the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission continue their efforts to end Google’s illegal digital advertising and search monopolies, the company’s gatekeeping and predatory business practices, and their manipulation of the broader economy, the Tech Oversight Project released a research report showing how the […]

06.22.23

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Tech Oversight Project Praises Re-Introduction of the Bipartisan American Innovation and Choice Online Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project praised the re-introduction of the bipartisan American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICOA). The bill, led by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), would curb Big Tech’s most predatory gatekeeping practices that limit consumer choice, harm small businesses, and manipulate our entire economy. “For years, […]

06.15.23

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ICYMI: ParentsTogether/Reset Poll: Americans Agree with Surgeon General: It’s Time to Hold Social Media Companies Accountable

WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of the Senate HELP Committee’s hearing on the youth mental health crisis, the Tech Oversight Project spotlighted a recent poll from ParentsTogether and Reset showing that the American people want to hold social media companies accountable for harming children’s mental health. Recently, United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy published a […]

06.08.23

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Amid Senate AI Hearing, Tech Oversight Project Spotlights National Poll Showing Americans Support Congressional AI Action

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman: “My worst fear is that we cause significant harm to the world.” POLL: By 2-to-1 margin, voters nationwide want Congress to regulate AI, not leave it up to tech companies WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project spotlighted a nationwide survey conducted by Change Research showing that a majority of Americans […]

05.16.23

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Tech Oversight Project/Change Research National Poll: Americans Support Congressional AI Action

By 2-to-1 margin, voters nationwide want Congress to regulate AI, not leave it up to tech companies View the poll here WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project released a nationwide survey conducted by Change Research showing that a majority of Americans support swift Congressional action to regulate AI, and that by a 2-to-1 margin, […]

05.04.23
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