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'Declaration for the Future of the Internet' Launched to Promote Open Web for All

The document, said one advocate, "points to a vision of the internet that puts people first."

Andrea Germanos ·


'A Real Threat to Democracy': Musk Buys Twitter for $44 Billion

"This isn't just some corporate takeover," said one critic. "This is about a set of very specific moves that our oligarchs have been taking that have gradually concentrated economic, political, and discursive power in fewer and fewer hands."

Julia Conley ·


Social Media Giants' Climate Misinformation Policies Leave Users 'In the Dark': Report

"Despite half of U.S. and U.K. adults getting their news from social media, social media companies have not taken the steps necessary to fight industry-backed deception," reads the report.

Julia Conley ·


Atlanta Apple Store Workers File for Company's First Union Election in US

Amid a nationwide organizing wave, 70% of workers at one of the tech giant's stores in Georgia have signaled their support for the Communications Workers of America to hold a vote on unionization.

Kenny Stancil ·


Move Over Weapons Makers, Facebooks Wants Its War Profits Too

A Big Tech and arms makers coalition is hyping the threat from Russia and China to stave off government regulation, and more.

Eli Clifton ·


Pinterest Applauded for Plan to Combat Climate Misinformation

One campaigner said the social media company "has demonstrated great leadership" and urged other platforms to follow suit.

Jessica Corbett ·


Antitrust Day of Action Takes Aim at Power of Tech Giants

"In the fight to hold Big Tech responsible for their wrongdoing, we are at a historic must-win moment," said one advocate.

Julia Conley ·


Climate Groups Say Planetary Impacts of Crypto Mining Could Be Reduced by 99%

"No matter how you feel about bitcoin, pushing those with the power to ensure a code change will make our planet and communities safer from the destructive impacts of climate change."

Common Dreams staff ·


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 ·


Sanders Opposes America COMPETES Act Over Billions in 'Corporate Welfare'

The senator has proposed amendments that would impose conditions on funding for the "highly profitable" microchip industry and eliminate a $10 billion bailout to Jeff Bezos' space company.

Jessica Corbett ·

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