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Tech Oversight Project Applauds FTC for Proposed Blanket Ban on Meta, Limiting the Company’s Ability to Monetize Children’s Data

Read Meta’s Response, Vowing to Continue to “Fight” Against Kids WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project applauded the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for proposing a blanket ban on Meta – limiting the company’s ability to monetize and profit off of children’s data. The FTC alleges that the company has failed to fully comply […]

05.03.23

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ICYMI: Bloomberg: Google, Amazon Lobbyists Helped US Shape New Indo-Pacific Trade Framework

“Just as lawmakers warned, Big Tech is working behind closed doors to stack the deck in their favor and undermine President Biden’s competition agenda. This is not only deeply concerning, it’s a potential scandal showing how deep Big Tech’s tentacles are in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework negotiations and how far they are willing to go […]

05.02.23

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Tech Oversight Project Report: An Exit Interview for FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson

View the full report here   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project slammed FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson for her hypocritical resignation and history of circumventing Congress, conflicts of interest, and upending longstanding norms at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In Commissioner Wilson’s letter of resignation, she falsely blamed FTC Chair Lina Khan’s leadership as […]

03.31.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Joins Fairplay and ParentsTogether in Coalition Letter Regarding TikTok to Energy and Commerce Committee

The letter calls for Members to press TikTok’s CEO about product design and children’s safety View the letter here WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project, Fairplay and ParentsTogether joined a coalition of civil society organizations and nonprofits in calling on the House Energy and Commerce Committee to specifically press TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew […]

03.23.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on Testimony from TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement in response to written testimony from TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. This week the Tech Oversight Project published a public memo to lawmakers outlining how TikTok, Google, Apple, Meta, and Amazon all need to be held […]

03.22.23

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MEMO: TikTok is a threat. So is the rest of Big Tech.

MEMORANDUM To: Interested Parties From: Sacha Haworth, Executive Director, Tech Oversight Project Re: TikTok is a threat. So is the rest of Big Tech. Date: March 20, 2023 PURPOSE: TikTok is a threat, and they are not the only Big Tech giant to blame.  The dangers of TikTok are indisputable, and Congress’ investigations into the […]

03.20.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement and Fact Check on the Republican Response to the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement amid Washington Republicans’ bogus response to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. GOP politicians are using tech as a cudgel to slander the Biden Administration, yet House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Washington Republicans have repeatedly done Big Tech’s bidding by blocking […]

03.14.23
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