Big Tech’s Professional Opponents Strike at Google
An unlikely collection of lawyers, activists, economists and academics are fueling the tech backlash, armed with funding from billionaire sponsors.
We aren’t anti-tech! We’re anti-monopoly. If you just tuned into our event featuring the indomitable
, you would rightly come away with the understanding that anti-monopoly is essential for ensuring the tech sector is both innovative and responsible.
We've written many stories about people who are taking a stand against Big Tech. Taken together, they have now formed a new class of professional tech opponents, backed by funding from big name sponsors.
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“There is a counterweight growing in reaction to Big Tech similar to what we’ve seen in relation to Big Oil over these past decades,” said
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NEW: Behind the global tech backlash is a growing professional class of industry opponents. Taking cues from the environmental movement, this mishmash of lawyers, economists and activists had one of their biggest victories yet this week. W/
Big Tech is the new Big Oil. “I would hope the companies are concerned and watching”. They better be.
“There's a counterweight growing in reaction to #BigTech similar to what we’ve seen in relation to Big Oil over these past decades. I would hope the companies are concerned and watching.” They better be. cc
Big Tech is the new Big Oil. “I would hope the companies are concerned and watching.” They better be.
(((E. Glen Weyl)))
Great profile of the exceptional work of some of my heroes to raise antitrust issues in tech: