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'We Did It!' Workers in Maryland Vote to Form First US Apple Store Union

"This victory shows the growing demand for unions at Apple stores and different industries across our nation," said the head of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Jessica Corbett ·


Consumer Rights Groups Applaud EU Passage of Law to Rein in Tech Titans

The new law "will put an end to some of the most harmful practices of Big Tech and narrow the power imbalance between people and online platforms."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Don't Cross the Picket Line': Apple Workers Organize Christmas Eve Walkout

"We are Apple. We deserve a respectful workplace. We deserve paid sick time. We deserve protection on the frontlines. We deserve proper mental healthcare."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Facebook Papers Spur More Calls to 'Break Them Up!'

Other critics are demanding a "full, independent, outside investigation" of the tech titan as whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies to the U.K. Parliament.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Focus on Structural Power': Lawmakers Told to Press Big Tech CEOs on 'Toxic' Business Model

"Tech CEOs want to talk about their content policies and moderation efforts—because they know their core business models are indefensible."

Jake Johnson ·


'All You Telecom Lobbyists Are Bound to Lose': Judge Upholds California's Gold Standard Net Neutrality Law

"Now we're one step closer to net neutrality being the law of the land."

Jake Johnson ·


Trump Executive Order Against Social Media Giants Denounced as Unlawful Ploy to 'Eviscerate Public Oversight of His Lies'

"Undoubtedly the first step down an increasingly dark path of Trump using the power of his office to intimidate media companies, journalists, activists, and anyone else who criticizes him into silence."

Jake Johnson ·


'Enormous Victory': US Judge Rules Suspicionless Searches of Travelers' Electronic Devices Unconstitutional

"The court reaffirms that the border is not a lawless place and that we don't lose our privacy rights when we travel."

Jessica Corbett ·


Can Anyone Stop Facebook from Poisoning Democracy?

While the social media giant wraps itself in the banner of free expression and political speech, it serves more as a scrim to hide its continued spread of political disinformation to tens of millions of voters in advance of the 2020 elections.

Tim Karr ·


To Fight Corporate 'Assault on Journalism,' Sanders Unveils Plan to Stop Big Media Mergers and Bolster Independent News

"We cannot sit by and allow corporations, billionaires, and demagogues to destroy the Fourth Estate, nor can we allow them to replace serious reporting with infotainment and propaganda."

Jake Johnson ·

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