Prisons Prime Testing Ground For Dehumanizing Hi-Tech ‘Advances’

By Raul Diego, Mintpress News. -

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is coming under fire again from Democratic lawmakers, as well as from the American Postal Workers Union, who are calling for President Joe Biden to pave the way for [...]

Congress Escalates Pressure On Tech Giants To Censor More

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. -

For the third time in less than five months, the U.S. Congress has summoned the CEOs of social media companies to appear before them, with the explicit intent to pressure and coerce them to [...]

A Common Platform: Reimagining Data And Platforms

By Thomas Hanna, Mathew Lawrence and Nils Peters, The Next System. -

On October 20, 2020, the US Department of Justice filed an antitrust action against Google, the first step in what might be one of the biggest anti-monopoly cases of this century. With Google [...]

Nevada Bill Would Allow Tech Companies To Create Governments

By AP News. -

Carson City, NV - Planned legislation to establish new business areas in Nevada would allow technology companies to effectively form separate local governments. Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak [...]

Letter: Groups Oppose Repeal Of Overbroad Changes To Section230

By Fight for the Future. -

In the wake of this latest act of white supremacist violence directed at the U.S. Capitol, it’s more urgent than ever that lawmakers take steps to address systemic racism and injustice, and to [...]

Socialise Big Tech

By Thomas Hanna and Michael Brennan, Tribune Magazine. -

On Wednesday 9 December, the Federal Trade Commission and forty-eight states and territories sued Facebook for its illegal social networking monopoly after an extensive investigation. The [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Wrestling Back Privacy From The Jaws Of Big Tech

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Over the course of just a few decades, technology has come to play a role in nearly every single aspect of our lives. While there have been undeniable benefits to technological advances, one of [...]

How To Destroy Surveillance Capitalism

By Cory Doctorow, One Zero. -

Figuring out what we want our tech to look like is crucial if we’re going to get out of this mess. Today, we’re at a crossroads where we’re trying to figure out if we want to fix the Big Tech [...]