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decorrespondent.nl > Dimitri Tokmetzis and Maurits Martijn
De beste plannen voor een fundamenteel andere Tech – zonder Apple, Google en Facebook
30 mar. 2021 - Machtsmisbruik, privacyschendingen, belastingontwijking: de problemen van Big Tech zijn bekend. Amerika en Europa proberen de grote technologiebedrijven te temmen. Maar het kan ook anders. Wij verzamelden de beste plannen voor een fundamenteel andere tech – zónder Silicon Valley.
 · abolition · antitrust · big-tech · capitalism · co-ops · competition · data-commons · inequality · nationalization · public-infrastructure · regulation · silicon-valley · techlash

decorrespondent.nl > Dimitri Tokmetzis and Maurits Martijn
Technologiebedrijven vormen de basis van de samenleving. Door corona is dit een steeds groter probleem
24 mar. 2021 - De discussie over Big Tech gaat vaak over privacy, surveillance, desinformatie en machtsmisbruik. Dat zijn terechte zorgen. Maar hierdoor raakt buiten beeld dat Big Tech een nieuwe infrastructuur creëert waar de samenleving niet zonder kan.
 · antitrust · apple · democracy · facebook · google · infrastructural-power · monopolies · power

www.theatlantic.com > Anne Applebaum and Peter Pomerantsev
How to Put Out Democracy’s Dumpster Fire
8 mar. 2021 - Our democratic habits have been killed off by an internet kleptocracy that profits from disinformation, polarization, and rage. Here’s how to fix that.
 · anonymity · antitrust · creative-commons · culture · democracy · disinformation · facebook · france · internet-governance · platforms · polis · politics · public-sphere · qanon · regulation · safe-harbor · science · social-media · technology · wikipedia

www.nrc.nl > Marleen Stikker and Sander van der Waal
Politiek moet eindelijk Big Tech mores leren
15 jan. 2021 - Internet: Het beschaafd houden van conversaties tussen mensen kunnen we niet uitbesteden aan technologie en enkele multimiljardairs, schrijven Marleen Stikker en Sander van der Waal.
 · algorithmic-regulation · antitrust · big-tech · content-moderation · decentralization · democracy · deplatforming · disinformation · freedom-of-expression · parler · public-domain · public-spaces · public-values · safe-harbor

www.eff.org > Mitch Stoltz
Antitrust Suit Against Google is a Watershed Moment
29 oct. 2020 - The antitrust lawsuit against Google filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and eleven state attorneys general has the potential to be the most important competition case against a technology company since the DOJ’s 1998 suit against Microsoft. The complaint is broad, covering Google’s power over search generally, along with search advertising. Instead of asking for money damages, the complaint asks for Google to be restructured and its illegal behavior restricted.
 · antitrust · google · not-read

ilsr.org > Ron Knox, Stacy Mitchell and Zach Freed
Report: Amazon’s Monopoly Tollbooth
11 aug. 2020 - Amazon’s dominance of online retail means that hundreds of thousands of small businesses must rely on its site to reach customers. In this report, we find that Amazon is exploiting its gatekeeper power to extract a growing cut of the revenue earned by these sellers. It’s doing this by imposing ever-larger fees on them. This tactic is hobbling sellers and often dooming their businesses. It’s also enabling Amazon to entrench its monopoly grip on e-commerce, while expanding its dominance into logistics and advertising.
 · amazon · antitrust · not-read

www.schneier.com > Bruce Schneier
On the Twitter Hack
20 jul. 2020 - Twitter was hacked this week. Not a few people's Twitter accounts, but all of Twitter. Someone compromised the entire Twitter network, probably by stealing the log-in credentials of one of Twitter's system administrators. Those are the people trusted to ensure that Twitter functions smoothly.
 · antitrust · class-hack · security · twitter

www.eurozine.com > Evgeny Morozov
Digital socialism
21 feb. 2020 - The great social democratic achievements of the twentieth century were in institutional innovation. By engaging with the risks posed to democracy by Big Tech, social democracy can both revive this tradition and reimagine its role.
 · antitrust · artificial-intelligence · capitalism · digital-socialism · inequality · infrastructure · institutions · justice · liberalism · libraries · neoliberalism · regulation · solidarity