With an eye on the layoffs underway in the tech sector, Sam Pizzigati says the most accomplished corporate thieves never fear indictment. They steal in broad daylight.
Tag: Big Tech
US Police Track Innocent People’s Movements With Troubling New App
Fog Reveal raises enormous privacy and civil liberties concerns, writes Anne Toomey McKenna. Yet it may be permissible because the U.S. lacks a comprehensive federal data privacy law.
Caitlin Johnstone: FBI’s Muting of Hunter Biden Story
Zuckerberg’s deployment of algorithms to please the F.B.I. is a glaring example of how billionaires and government work together to control information in an oligarchy.
LISTEN: No Such Thing as Dissent in the Age of Big Tech
Robert Scheer interviews Joe Lauria about the quashing of non-mainstream coverage of Ukraine by companies such as PayPal, YouTube and Facebook.
US TAX DAY: Taxes & the 15 Richest Americans
An unprecedented trove of leaked IRS data reveals that the very richest pay lower rates than the merely rich, ProPublica reports.
The Fake ‘Facebook Whistleblower’
Two different kinds of activities are being blurred by using the same word, writes Jonathan Cook. And a lot hangs on how we use the term.
YouTube Financially Deplatforms Swath of Indie Media
These accounts could remain demonetized for months, or forever, writes Caitlin Johnstone. This is censorship.
Twitter’s Latin America Coordinator Exposed as Right-Wing Operative
Ben Norton reports on a wave of social-media censorship in Mexico that has targeted left-wing users.
Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’ Tells Only Half the Story
Social media and the AI behind it are among the multiple crises we can no longer ignore as capitalism reaches the end of a trajectory, writes Jonathan Cook.
Biden Quietly Adds Goldman Sachs, Big Tech Officials to Transition
Alumni of Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs, tech giants Google and Facebook and notorious consulting firm McKinsey, are on the agency review teams.