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reader comments 47 with 37 posters participating Share this story Sponsors of a key bipartisan antitrust bill have tried for months to secure a Senate vote and potentially pass “the first major bill on technology competition” to come before the Senate “since the dawn of the Internet.” Now, The Wall Street Journal reports, that bill ..

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reader comments 70 with 50 posters participating Share this story Imagine an online world where what users want matters, and interoperability reigns. Friends could choose whichever messaging app they like and seamlessly chat cross-app. Any pre-installed app could be deleted on any device. Businesses could finally access their Facebook data, and smaller tech companies could ..

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Enlarge / KRAKOW, POLAND – 2018/08/20: Social media apps with European Union flag are seen in this photo illustration. The European Commission is planning issue a regulation that allows to fine social media platforms and websites if they don’t delete extremist post within one hour. (Photo by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) reader comments ..

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Enlarge / Street sign for K Street, the Wall Street of political influence in the US capital. Bjarte Rettedal | Getty Images reader comments 97 with 75 posters participating Share this story Growing tensions between Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, Meta, and Apple lie behind the death of the Internet Association (IA), the nine-year-old lobby group that ..

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Enlarge / There was no fancy Hill hearing room for this all-virtual event, so Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey dialed in from… a kitchen. reader comments 48 with 35 posters participating Share this story A trio of major tech CEOs—Alphabet’s Sundar Pichai, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey—once again went before Congress this week to ..

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Enlarge / Sunset, over the Google empire. reader comments 152 with 86 posters participating, including story author Share this story A new report alleges that Google employees who report experiencing gender or racial harassment or discrimination routinely are told to take “medical leave” and seek mental health treatment—only to be shoved aside when they try ..

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reader comments 47 with 41 posters participating, including story author Share this story Suing technology firms when they mess up is already hard, especially when it’s over privacy violations. Now, Facebook, Google, and the trade groups representing all the big tech firms are asking the Supreme Court to make it even harder for class actions ..

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Enlarge / Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters of Google and parent company Alphabet, May 2018. reader comments 151 with 90 posters participating, including story author Share this story More than 225 workers at Google have formally launched a company-wide union membership drive, following an increasing drive toward organization inside the company ..

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Enlarge / Signage in front of a building on the Google campus in Mountain View, California, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. reader comments 71 with 59 posters participating, including story author Share this story More than three dozen state attorneys general last week filed an antitrust suit against Google, accusing the tech behemoth of a ..

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reader comments 41 with 31 posters participating, including story author Share this story Two separate coalitions of states have filed massive antitrust lawsuits against Google in the past 24 hours, alleging that the company abuses its extensive power to force would-be competitors out of the marketplace and harms consumers in the process. Texas Attorney General ..

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