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Democrats Demand Amazon and Facebook End Efforts to 'Sideline' FTC Chair Lina Khan

"Your efforts only add to the perception that you are attempting to bully your regulators, disarm the FTC, and avoid accountability rather than to strengthen ethics standards."

Jessica Corbett ·


Social Media Platforms Are a 'Safe Space' for Anti-Jewish Hate: Report

"Social media is increasingly unsafe for Jewish people, just as it is becoming for women, Black people, Muslims, LGBT people, and many other groups."

Brett Wilkins ·


Digital Rights Groups Hail Record €746 Million Amazon Data Privacy Fine

La Quadrature du Net, whose complaint led to the Luxembourg fine, called the penalty a "first step," but said that "we need to remain vigilant" in the face of Amazon's ongoing violations.

Brett Wilkins ·


Poll: Overwhelming Majority of US Voters Want Robust Regulation of Tech Companies

"When it comes to Big Tech's monopoly power and surveillance business model, the public is unified: They want action. They want to see the Big Tech companies broken up and users' privacy protected."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Until the FTC Acts, No One Is Safe': Groups Urge Ban on Corporate Facial Surveillance

"For years now, the FTC has failed the public by abandoning their power and authority to address these dangerous surveillance and data practices."

Jessica Corbett ·


27 Groups Urge Congress to Close FBI 'Backdoor Search' Loophole

"Ending this unconstitutional practice is imperative to ensure that foreign intelligence surveillance does not swallow Americans' privacy rights."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Privacy Debate Reveals How Big Tech’s “Transparency and User Control” Arguments Fall Flat

Giving users the illusion of control just isn’t a viable regulatory strategy.

Sara Collins ·


Amazon's Relentless Surveillance Must Be Stopped

The company continues its relentless crusade to monopolize markets, crush rivals, and extract as much data as possible from unsuspecting consumers and third-party merchants.

Daniel A. Hanley ·


How Face Recognition Fuels Racist Systems of Policing and Immigration—And Why Congress Must Act Now

When used by police and immigration enforcement, biometric surveillance technology can perpetuate an already dangerous racist system.

Ashley Del Villar ·


Misinformation's Deadly Profit Motive

Big Tech companies continually put profits and growth over the safety of their users. We cannot wait for more people to die before we take action.

Jessica González ·

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