No one knows. And it might be time to stop asking.
Will OremusHow much do people *really* care about online privacy? I wrote about the academic studies that try to put a dollar value on it—and why the researchers behind those studies are starting to think it was the wrong question all along.
Han Kuo-yu came out of nowhere to win a critical election. But he had a little help from the mainland.
Will OremusUpdate with a few additional details from my reporting:
- FB and Twitter confirm this is the first time they've publicly attributed coordinated behavior to China
- That implies FB did not reach a conclusion in the case of the Taiwanese election foreignpolicy.com/2019/06/26/chi…
Facebook, Google, and Amazon are under unprecedented regulatory scrutiny. But investors don’t seem to care — yet.
Will OremusBig Tech is under unprecedented scrutiny—and it's making more money than ever. I wrote about how tech companies and their investors are dismissing all the scandals, fines, and antitrust investigations as "background noise."
Will OremusThe world's largest companies by market cap, as of market close on Monday:
1. Microsoft $1.08 trillion
2. Apple $956B
3. Amazon $942B
4. Alphabet $866B
5. Facebook $559B
No industry has ever been more dominant than Big Tech is right now.
The Internet giant is wiring homes, neighborhoods, and cities, and powering the nation’s intelligence services. Are we sure we can trust…
Will OremusWhile Facebook and Google get all the privacy scrutiny, Amazon is quietly building the infrastructure for a truly Orwellian surveillance state.
My deep dive into Ring, Rekognition, and why one big tech company seems to get more of a pass than the others.