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  • The Mercury News: Opinion: Biden had it right the first time. Facebook is killing people
  • Daily Freeman: Kingston-Ulster Airport now operated by members of former Google CEO's investment group
  • Business Insider: Under pressure after the Capitol riot, self-styled militias are regrouping around anti-vaxx conspiracy theories
  • Business Insider: Facebook saw signs of violence ahead of the Capitol riot, but was too scared to bring it up with Trump, book says
  • Breitbart: Report: Big Tech Uses Small Businesses to Push D.C. Agenda
  • Forbes: How Facebook And Big Tech Wage Publicity Wars Through Close Ties With Small Businesses
  • JNEWS: Facebook takes a stand against Myanmar’s coup
  • Fox Business: Arizona AG wants answers from Facebook over reports of smugglers using platform to get migrants into US
  • Daily Mail: Google is giving Britons incorrect advice through its Covid-19 'common questions' feature, advising users that they can stop self-isolating when NHS rules say the opposite, report warns
  • The Lead CNN: Emails show Biden campaign thought Facebook didn't do enough to address election lies @donie reports
  • NBC News Tech: WATCH: Human smugglers are using Facebook to connect with migrants looking to cross the border into the U.S, a new report finds.
  • Fox News: Facebook fails to police human smugglers sneaking migrants into US, report finds
  • The Post Millenial: SCATHING report shows how Facebook enables human trafficking at the US border
  • Today Show: Human smugglers are using Facebook to find customers
  • Breitbart: Human Smugglers Up Facebook Advertising for ‘Safe Passage’ to U.S.
  • Telemundo: A pastor fights coyotes who advertise on Facebook: these are their deceptions
  • Daily Mail: How Facebook is fueling the border crisis by failing to close down dozens of groups offering passage into the US for as little as $1,700 and showcasing glowing testimonials
  • NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: A new report says that Facebook has become the preferred platform for smugglers, or so-called coyotes, and the desperate migrants they prey on.
  • NBC News: Pastor battles human smugglers on Facebook
  • Rep. Ken Buck, Twitter: Today I sent a letter to Tim Cook asking him to clarify the discrepancies between @Apple’s annual report and investigations linking the company to forced labor in China.
  • Rep. Ilhan Omar, Twitter: Importing goods made from forced labor is direct violation of U.S. law, in addition to human rights and labor rights standards.
  • Business Insider India: Some Apple suppliers in China are reportedly saying they won't hire minorities like Uyghur Muslims in job postings
  • appleinsider: Apple's Chinese wind power partner linked to Uyghur forced labor programs
  • BuzzFeed: Apple Did Business With A Wind Energy Company That Has Close Ties To Xinjiang
  • The Information: Some Apple Suppliers in China Tell Ethnic Minorities: Don’t Bother Applying For Jobs
  • Vida Celular: YouTube is losing its fight against fake news about vaccines
  • Telemundo: Experts: Cartels recruit migrants through social networks in exchange for "safe travel" to the US
  • Byline Times: The Facebook Oversight Board Is itself an Information Operation
  • Daily Caller: EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Buck Demands Answers On Apple’s Relationship With Companies Accused Of Using Forced Labor
  • American Purpose: World Wide Weapon - Democracy cries out for policy solutions to tech-fueled extremism
  • National Review: Multiple Apple Suppliers Accused of Using Forced Uyghur Labor
  • Business Insider: 7 Apple suppliers in China have links to forced labor programs, including the use of Uyghur Muslims from Xinjiang, according to a new report
  • Apple Insider: Seven Apple suppliers linked to Chinese forced labor programs
  • The Verge: Apple suppliers linked to Uyghur forced labor in new report
  • El País: The first migrant camp of the Biden era, more business for the coyotes
  • TTP director Katie Paul speaks to @KCBSRadio: A TTP study found Facebook approved ads for kids 13-17 overtly pushing content like pills, anorexia, and alcohol— positioning Facebook to profit from harmful messages aimed at a highly vulnerable age group.
  • Wired: Facebook Allows Drug Ads to Target Teens, Activists Say
  • MediaNama: Facebook Says It Inadvertently Restricted A Hashtag. Now It Needs To Tell Us Exactly How And Why
  • Capitol Forum: Big Tech Companies Fund Groups That Host FTC Republicans
  • BuzzFeed: Facebook Knows It Was Used To Help Incite The Capitol Insurrection
  • Univision: "100% safe crossing" to the US: this is how coyotes look for clients on Facebook
  • CNN: Report: Human smugglers increasingly use Facebook to advertise services on the US-Mexico border
  • Medium: Why Don’t Social Media Tackle Fake News and Radicalisation? Because it Would Be Bad for Business.
  • The Verge: Facebook spent $23 million for CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s security in 2020
  • BuzzFeed: Despite A Ban, Facebook Continued To Label People As Interested In Militias For Advertisers
  • VOA: Tech Faces a Year of Scrutiny and Change
  • EFF: Content Moderation Is A Losing Battle. Infrastructure Companies Should Refuse to Join the Fight
  • Business Insider: Mark Zuckerberg claimed the reason Facebook keeps showing up in Capitol riot lawsuits is because it's really helpful to police
  • Yahoo Finance Live: Katie Paul, Director of the Tech Transparency Project, discusses House hearing on social media’s role in extremism, misinformation
  • Good Word News: Zuckerberg dodges responsibility for Capitol seat in congressional hearing
  • Ars Technica: Facebook has been autogenerating pages for white supremacists
  • The Independent: Right-wing militias continue to recruit and organise on Facebook, watchdog report finds
  • Vice: There’s a 7-Foot Cutout of Mark Zuckerberg Dressed as the QAnon Shaman in Front of Congress
  • Raw Story: Hundreds of militia groups still using Facebook to recruit and promote violence: report
  • The Trace: Open Carry Laws Are Tested in Court
  • Tech Dirt: Militias Still Recruiting On Facebook Demonstrates The Impossibility Of Content Moderation At Scale
  • BuzzFeed: Hundreds Of Far-Right Militias Are Still Organizing, Recruiting, And Promoting Violence On Facebook
  • Input: Militia groups are having a field day on Facebook
  • Politico: Report Digs Into Tech Company Lobbying at USTR
  • Politico: How George Mason’s Law School Shaped the FTC’s Approach to Big Tech
  • Bloomberg: One Tech-Funded University Helped Shape FTC’s Hands-Off Approach
  • CNBC: 23 House Dems ask Facebook about role of weapons ads in wake of Jan. 6 insurrection
  • Wired: Big Tech Targets DC With a Digital Charm Offensive
  • MLive: Michigan ‘Patriot Party’ wants to replace Republicans, investigate election fraud
  • CNBC: Facebook will temporarily show less political content to some users
  • Baystreet: Facebook Backpedals Wednesday on Reducing Political Content
  • The National: Facebook to scale back political content for some users
  • Philstar Global: Senate urged to probe surge in cases of online abuse, exploitation of Filipino children
  • Inquisitr: Poll: Majority Of Republicans, Some Democrats Would Join New Party Led By Donald Trump
  • Mashable: Pro-Trump ‘Patriot Party’ grows on Facebook...despite openly violating the platform’s policies
  • Daily Caller: Facebook Sees Rapid Surge In Patriot Party Groups, Study Finds
  • Reuters: 'Patriot Party' Trump supporter groups grow rapidly on Facebook: study
  • Gizmodo: Facebook Workers Warned About Hateful Groups Well Before Capitol Riot
  • Wired: Facebook Ad Services Let Anyone Target US Military Personnel
  • Forbes: Facebook Will Permanently Stop Promoting Political Groups
  • The Markup: Lawmaker Questions Facebook on Broken Election-Related Promise
  • Politico: Amazon’s offering to help Biden’s vaccine push. There may be a reason why.
  • Engadget: Recommended Reading: What went wrong with Cyberpunk 2077?
  • NBC News: Some pro-Trump extremists used Facebook to plan Capitol attack, report finds
  • BBC: Social media giants grilled on hate content
  • Daily Kos: Facebook execs shrug off culpability for role in providing organizing platform for Capitol siege
  • Politico: POLITICO Playbook PM: McConnell blames Trump for Jan. 6
  • CNET: State Department says China's repression of Uighurs is 'genocide'
  • BuzzFeed: “If They Won’t Hear Us, They Will Fear Us”: How The Capitol Assault Was Planned On Facebook
  • The Telegraph: Facebook bans ads for gun accessories ahead of Biden inauguration
  • The Guardian: 100 days of warning: inside the Boogaloo killings of US security personnel
  • BuzzFeed: Facebook Said It Would Pause US Ads For Gun Accessories And Military Gear After Complaints
  • The New York Times: Facebook will temporarily stop showing ads for gun accessories and military gear.
  • CNN: 'Stop the steal' groups hide in plain sight on Facebook
  • The Telegraph: Big advertisers slash Facebook spending after Capitol attack
  • Ryan Mac, Twitter: Facebook has been serving up ads for body armor, gun targets, and other military gear next to posts about last week's Capitol riot. This comes after employees raised concerns about these ads on Monday.
  • The New York Times: Connecticut is investigating Amazon’s practices in the e-books market.
  • Fox Business: Connecticut investigating Amazon's e-book business
  • Reuters: Connecticut probes Amazon's digital books business for anti-competitive behavior
  • The Times: Apple bitten by Uighur ‘forced labour’ claims
  • Chicago Sun-Times: There’s a history of white supremacists interpreting government leaders’ words as encouragement
  • Business Insider: Apple could cut, or raise, executive bonuses by 10% based on their performance on environmental and social issues in 2021
  • Engadget: Apple reportedly took years to drop a supplier that used underage labor
  • BBC: Apple executes New Year's Eve apps purge in China
  • Gizmodo: New Report Claims Apple Supplier Uses Forced Labor in China
  • Engadget: Apple, Amazon and Tesla supplier accused of using forced labor
  • The Mac Observer: Apple Supplier ‘Lens Technology’ Used Forced Uighur Labor
  • Business Insider: A major Apple supplier is reportedly using forced labor from thousands of Uighur workers to make glass for iPhones
  • CNET: Apple, Amazon, Tesla supplier accused of using Chinese forced labor; Apple rejects claim
  • 9TO5Mac: iPhone workers given choice of forced labor or being sent to detention centers, says report
  • reason: Pornhub Isn't the Problem. That Won't Stop the Politicized Crusade Against It.
  • The Boston Globe: Katie Paul, who heads the Tech Transparency Project, helps to uncover what tech companies are doing behind the scenes.
  • The Washington Post: Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China
  • CNET: Facebook shuts down massive group pushing false election-fraud claims
  • Fast Company: The pro-Trump ‘Stop the Steal’ movement is still growing on Facebook
  • Salon: Facebook under fire for boosting right-wing news sources and throttling progressive alternatives
  • Daily Kos: Facebook keeps promising to banish far-right extremists, yet militias continue to thrive there
  • BuzzFeed: Facebook Continues To Host Militant Groups And Ads Despite A Ban On Right-Wing Extremism
  • Gizmodo: Zuckerberg: Holocaust Denial Is Bad Now
  • BuzzFeed: Even After The Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer, Michigan Militant Groups Continue To Thrive On Facebook
  • ABC 7 Chicago: Lawsuit claims Boogaloo Facebook page promoted misinformation that may have led to Kenosha protest deaths
  • The Dallas Morning News: Far-right extremists pose rising threat in North Texas around election, FBI’s Dallas office says
  • Reuters: Facebook sees uptick in Proud Boys content after presidential debate
  • Digital Information World: Facebook's CrowdTangle Tool is not effective when it comes to monitoring misinformation: Tech Transparency Project
  • Reuters: Proud Boys Portland rally largely peaceful but clashes downtown
  • Engadget: Report highlights blindspots in Facebook's fight against voting misinformation
  • NBC Chicago: Lawsuit Asks Court to Force Facebook to Ban Militia Posts in Wake of Kenosha Shooting
  • Sleeping Giants, Twitter: "Unless there’s true accountability and real oversight, democracy will not survive @Facebook."
  • Business Insider: As Facebook struggles to fight misinformation ahead of the 2020 elections, Google is escaping the spotlight
  • The Register: TikTok proposes coalition with other social apps to curb harmful content
  • Bloomberg: Facebook Tool Faulted for Lapses in Finding Voter Misinformation
  • BBC: FinCEN: Why gold in your phone could be funding drug gangs
  • Workers World: U.S. plays paper tiger in tech cold war against TikTok
  • HuffPost: Portland Proud Boys Rally Promoted On Facebook Pages Despite Extremist Ban
  • AP: Online bans fail to silence US extremists drawn to protests
  • Vox: Facebook banned violent militia groups. We still found plenty of them on its platform.
  • Mashable: A militia group posted a 'call to arms' on Facebook. Now two people in Kenosha are dead.
  • HuffPost: Facebook Deliberately Ignored Militia Groups As They Plotted Kenosha Violence
  • Protocol: As Trump attacks voting by mail, his campaign is promoting it on Facebook
  • Yahoo Finance: Facebook’s Joel Kaplan: The man in the crosshairs
  • U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono, Twitter: "In response to a letter I sent with @MarkWarner and SenatorMenendez, @Facebook committed to combatting boogaloo groups. One month later, a new report found the platform is still 'littered' with boogaloo groups and pages."
  • Business Insider: Facebook had a very unsuccessful week in its fight against misinformation and hate speech
  • Daily Kos: 'Boogaloo’ extremism continues to thrive on Facebook while the company dismisses critics
  • Forbes: Facebook Has Failed To Expunge 'Boogaloo' Extremists, Report Claims
  • The Washington Post: The Technology 202: Kamala Harris is already facing online attacks in her bid for the vice presidency
  • NPR: Top Facebook Official: Our Aim Is To Make Lying On The Platform 'More Difficult'
  • SFist: Far-Right Boogaloo Movement Evaded Facebook Ban In Pretty Much One Single Day
  • Yahoo News: Watchdog report finds Facebook has failed to weed out 'boogaloo' extremists
  • The Verge: Facebook still hosts boogaloo extremist groups, report finds
  • HuffPost: Boogaloo Groups Have Returned To Facebook Despite Supposed Crackdown
  • Vice: The Boogaloo Bois Are All Over Facebook
  • The Guardian: Apple imported clothes from Xinjiang firm facing US forced labour sanctions
  • Kenneth Roth, Twitter: A new report suggests Facebook fired an employee for calling out pro-right wing bias
  • Salon: A new report suggests Facebook fired an employee for calling out pro-right wing bias
  • HuffPost: Big Tech Isn’t Censoring Donald Trump
  • Daily Mail Online: Is Instagram biased towards Trump? Facebook-owned firm blames 'bug' for promoting negative hashtags about Biden while HIDING same ones about the President
  • Vice: The Making of a Boogaloo Boi
  • CNET: Instagram 'bug' reportedly favors Trump campaign content over Biden
  • Newsweek: Trump Campaign Says Silicon Valley 'Terrified' of Conservative Voices After Instagram Bug Silenced Potential Criticism of President
  • Mashable: Instagram insists 'bug' that negatively affected Joe Biden was 'not partisan'
  • Engadget: Instagram 'bug' heavily favored Trump content over Biden for months
  • The Verge: Instagram disables related hashtags feature after bug that appeared to favor Trump
  • TechCrunch: Instagram’s hashtag searches gave Trump better treatment than Biden
  • BuzzFeed: A “Bug” In Instagram's Hashtags Has Been Favoring Donald Trump
  • Wired: Follow the Money: How Digital Ads Subsidize the Worst of the Web
  • The Washington Post: The Technology 202: Republicans poised to reignite claims of political bias at big tech hearing
  • Newsweek: Texas Is Investigating Facebook for Harvesting Biometric Data from Users
  • Daily Beast: Texas AG Investigating Facebook’s Biometric Data Collection: Report
  • Axios: Exclusive: Texas AG probing Facebook over biometric data
  • Politico: Media union presses for changes to Paycheck Protection Program rules
  • The New York Times: Apple Faces Deceptive Trade Practices Probe by Multiple U.S. States: Document
  • Seeking Alpha: Apple -4%, facing consumer protection probe - Axios
  • CNBC: States probe Apple for potential consumer protection violation
  • Axios: Exclusive: Apple faces multi-state consumer protection probe
  • Bloomberg: Star Critic of Big Tech Has Side Gig Working for Amazon, Apple
  • Vox: Google’s former CEO hosts an exclusive retreat in Yellowstone each July. You won’t hear much about it.
  • Markets Insider: Google's former CEO reportedly hosts a secretive summit in Yellowstone whose attendees have included Lady Gaga and Cory Booker
  • ABC News: Adam Schiff accuses social media companies of misinformation negligence
  • Forbes: Why former Google CEO Eric Schmidt hosted annual secret summits
  • Protocol: Did you know Eric Schmidt hosts a hand-selected group of people in Big Sky, Montana for a super-secret, super-exclusive retreat?
  • Politico: Congressional candidate's big idea gained traction one day after he died
  • Vice News: Are the Boogaloo Bois a National Security Threat?
  • BuzzFeed: Facebook Has Been Profiting From Boogaloo Ads Promoting Civil War And Unrest
  • USA Today: Boogaloo crackdown: Facebook bans movement, gives it same designation as hate groups and terrorists
  • SFist: Senators Call Out Facebook's Role in Amplifying Extremism Just As Company Bans More Boogaloo Accounts
  • The Hill: Facebook takes down 'boogaloo' network after pressure
  • Mic: The violent Boogaloo movement is finally banned on Facebook
  • CBC: Support for anti-government, pro-gun Boogaloo movement growing in Canada
  • Daily Kos: Internet platforms crack down on right-wing extremists and their 'Boogaloo' cult
  • Reuters: Google Removes Misleading Ads in Voting-Related Searches
  • AP: Google removes misleading ads related to voting, elections
  • Tweet from Joe Scarborough: “White supremacist groups are operating freely on Facebook, allowing them to spread their message and recruit new members, according to a Tech Transparency Project (TTP) investigation”
  • Financial Post: Diane Francis: The 'unethical' business models that underwrite social media
  • The Washington Post: The Technology 202: Facebook struggles to keep violent 'boogaloo' content off its platform
  • USA Today: The boogaloo movement is gaining momentum. Who are the boogaloo 'bois' and what do they want?
  • Daily Beast: Inside the Boogaloos’ Facebook-to-Violence Pipeline
  • CNET: How boogaloo members allegedly used Facebook to plot a murder
  • Mic: Facebook's Voting Information Center shouldn't be taken at face value
  • Fast Company: Searching for stimulus check updates on Google? Be careful what you click on
  • CNN: Joe Scarborough, shouting on air, lambasts Mark Zuckerberg for making billions by 'promoting extremism'
  • AFP: America's newest extremist threat: 'Boogaloo bois'
  • Tweet from U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: #COVID19 has put people in dire financial straits. Google & its ad arm have become a hotbed for scam ads & fraud targeting consumers’ coronavirus relief. This reckless disregard from one of the most profitable companies is deeply destructive & must end.
  • Bloomberg: Google Needs FTC Scrutiny on Stimulus Scams, Democrats Say
  • CNET: Dems slam social media execs for allowing spread of disinformation amid COVID-19
  • Input: Despite Facebook’s efforts, many hate groups evade its extremist ban
  • Gizmodo: Facebook Will, Uhh, Stop Promoting the ‘Boogaloo’ Race War Thing
  • Gizmodo: Suspect in Deadly Bay Area Rampages Tied to Militant, Far-Right ‘Boogaloo’ Movement
  • Fast Company: Google is placing ads next to COVID-19 misinformation on conspiracy sites
  • Mic: Moderators for Facebook Groups keep silencing conversations about Black Lives Matter
  • Politico: Fringe groups point finger back at Trump, Democrats
  • The Verge: Facebook moves to limit spread of extremist ‘boogaloo’ pages and groups
  • NPR: Facebook Becomes Key Place For Extremist Boogaloo Movement Organizers
  • FranceSoir: Disinformation: Google also takes advantage of conspiracy sites
  • NPR: Here & Now: New Report Tracks Extremist Groups Tied To Violence At Protests
  • Reuters: Explainer: Who are Antifa, the 'boogaloo' movement and others blamed in U.S. protest violence?
  • Daily Kos: Feds arrest trio of 'Boogaloo Bois' planning to lob Molotov cocktails at Vegas protest crowd
  • Reuters: Facebook Moves to Limit Spread of 'Boogaloo' Groups After Charges
  • CNN: Gun-toting members of the Boogaloo movement are showing up at protests
  • The Dallas Morning News: Antifa? Boogaloo? Who are the extremists blamed for stirring up trouble at protests and what are their goals?
  • The Washington Post: Men wearing Hawaiian shirts and carrying guns add a volatile new element to protests
  • NPR: Who Owns 'Boogaloo'?
  • Mother Jones: Trump’s Attacks on Twitter Are Part of a Plot to Keep Social Media in His Pocket
  • Bloomberg: Facebook Ran Multi-Year Charm Offensive to Woo State Prosecutors
  • Daily Kos: White supremacists are thriving on Facebook, despite its promises to crack down
  • HuffPost: Study: White Supremacist Groups Are ‘Thriving’ On Facebook, Despite Extremist Ban
  • Raw Story: Facebook pulled ‘thriving’ white supremacist accounts after being called out in new report
  • The Washington Post: The Technology 202: The tech industry's shift to remote work will forever change Silicon Valley
  • European Science-Media Hub: Fighting the ‘infodemic’: how coronavirus became the litmus test for tech companies’ struggle to contain mis- and disinformation
  • The Conversation: There’s a history of white supremacists interpreting government leaders’ words as encouragement
  • BuzzFeed: Facebook Banned Mask Ads. They're Still Running.
  • AP: Virus restrictions fuel anti-government ‘boogaloo’ movement
  • Bloomberg: Facebook Violence Curbs Thwarted by Groups Using Code Words
  • ABC: YouTube earns money with fake Covid-19 treatment ads
  • Vice News: The ‘Boogaloo Bois’ Are Bringing Their AR-15s and Civil War Ideology to the Lockdown Protests
  • Newsweek: Pangolins Being Sold on Facebook Despite International Ban, Potential Link to Coronavirus
  • RND: Pangolin trade is booming on Facebook
  • Daily Dot: Traffickers are selling pangolin parts on Facebook
  • The Independent: Endangered pangolins for sale on Facebook amid potential link to coronavirus
  • TechCrunch: Facebook users are buying and selling pangolin parts, even though it’s illegal
  • BuzzFeed: Wildlife Traffickers Are Setting Up Fake Zoos On Facebook To Sell The Scales Of Endangered Pangolins
  • BuzzFeed: To Survive The Coronavirus's Second Wave, We Will Have To Agree On What Happened During The First
  • Daily Kos: The far right wants to make its shared 'Boogaloo' fantasy of violent civil war a reality
  • HuffPost: Amid The Pandemic, U.S. Militia Groups Plot ‘The Boogaloo,’ AKA Civil War, On Facebook
  • Gizmodo: Report: Over 100 Militant Groups Have Been Promoting Second Civil War on Facebook
  • Daily Mail Online: YouTube's first video was uploaded 15 years ago and has been viewed 90 MILLION times even though it is just 18 seconds long
  • U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, Twitter: "While leadership from @facebook and @google mourn mass shootings publicly, their platforms have made millions running gun lobby ads massacre after massacre."
  • David Hogg, Twitter: "Tech leaders like @sherylsandberg and @ericschmidt should put their money where their mouth is and ban the NRA from advertising on their platforms."
  • The Sun: Mask makers are posting misleading ads on Facebook to cash in on coronavirus crisis
  • MobileMarketing: Tech Transparency Project accuses YouTube of monetizing misleading COVID-19 videos
  • TechCrunch: The pandemic is already reshaping tech’s misinformation crisis
  • The Guardian: YouTube profits from videos promoting unproven Covid-19 treatments
  • The Independent: Coronavirus: Face Mask Price Gougers Continue to Profit From Covid-19 Pandemic on Facebook and Instagram
  • Quartz: Facebook ads and Shopify stores still hawk overpriced N95 masks
  • TechCrunch: It’s still easy to find coronavirus mask ads on Facebook
  • The Guardian: Over 300 cases of child exploitation went unnoticed by Facebook – study
  • Breitbart: Mitt Romney’s Impeachment Vote Backfires on Utah’s Push for S.386 Green Card Giveaway
  • Fox News: Tucker Carlson: Kochs Donate To Big Tech Companies That Silence Conservatives "To Do Their Bidding"
  • Bloomberg Law: Facebook, Google Fund Groups Shaping Federal Privacy Debate
  • Gizmodo: Google's Fix for Misleading Abortion Ads Is Weak and Ineffective
  • The Atlantic: The Coalition Out to Kill Tech as We Know It
  • Bloomberg: It’s Kochs vs. Mercers in the Right’s Big Tech Brawl
  • Rana Foroohar: Don't Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles — and All of Us
  • BuzzFeed: As Google Backlashes Have Risen And Fallen, So Have Its Grants To News Organizations
  • Shoshana Zuboff: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
  • Fox News: Sen. Mike Lee's transformation from Google critic to ally
  • Sludge: Big Tech Has an App for Fighting Political Scrutiny: $$$$
  • The Guardian: Google has given $150,000 in free ads to deceptive anti-abortion group
  • Politico: Driverless car industry luring federal safety brass
  • Multichannel News: CFA Report Slams Google Travel - Said educational, research visits look more like business trips
  • Quartz: Charted: Silicon Valley’s migration to DC started in 2017
  • The Guardian: Google revealed as unlikely go-between to help Trump-Cuba relations
  • Fox News: How Google is Taking Over the Classroom
  • Marketplace: When Big Tech embeds staffers in political campaigns
  • Bloomberg: The Battle Over Monopoly Power Is Just Beginning
  • Wired: Facebook's Dirty Tricks Are Nothing New For Tech
  • Fox News: Daniel Stevens Talks About FTC tech hearings on Tucker Carlson's Show 9/12/18
  • BuzzFeed: This Group Posed As Russian Trolls And Bought Political Ads On Google. It Was Easy.
  • Fast Company: Report: Facebook & Google’s free campaign embeds help boost their profits
  • Motherboard: How Facebook and Google Win By Embedding in Political Campaigns
  • B&C: Watchdog Group Barks at Edge Imbeds in Political Campaigns
  • Brand Eins (Germany): Good Relationships. Google generously sponsors scientists in the US and Europe. Who benefits?
  • The Intercept: An Advocacy Group for Startups is Funded by Google and Run by Ex-Googlers
  • The Times: Google spends tens of millions on think tanks that back its policies
  • Politico: Google’s academic links under scrutiny
  • The Guardian: The Guardian view on Google: overweening power
  • Forbes: How Google Tries to Buy Government
  • The Times: Google pays academics millions for key support
  • The Guardian: Google spends millions on academic research to influence opinion, says watchdog
  • Wired: Looks Like Google Bought Favorable Research to Lobby With
  • The Times: A howl of rage against the internet giants
  • Pro-Market: Google Is as Close to a Natural Monopoly as the Bell System Was in 1956
  • Red State: Donald Trump Needs To Totally Dump Google
  • CNBC: Google was overwhelmingly against Trump, now it's trying to win him over
  • CNN: Obama was an innovation junkie. Will Trump follow in his footsteps?
  • Reuters: Google extends conservative outreach as Trump calls tech meeting
  • The Guardian: Google is not ‘just’ a platform. It frames, shapes and distorts how we see the world
  • Bloomberg: Silicon Valley Cozies Up to Washington, Outspending Wall Street 2-1
  • The Intercept: Tech Money Lurks Behind Government Privacy Conference
  • The Atlantic: Google's 'Cozy' Relationship With Driverless Car Regulators
  • The Intercept: White House Official Cozied Up to Google Before Antitrust Lawsuit Was Shelved
  • The Verge: Emails Show Google’s Close Relationship with the White House
  • Fox Business: Google’s Revolving Door for the White House
  • Fox News: Google Employees Have Enjoyed Revolving Door During Obama Administration
  • Watchdog.org: Did Google Employees Turned White House Appointees Violate Ethics Pledge?
  • The Observer (UK): Google: New Concerns Raised About Political Influence By Senior 'Revolving Door' Jobs
  • Daily Mail (UK): Revolving Door Between Google and European Governments Has Spun at least EIGHTY Times, New Research Reveals
  • Business Insider: Google Hired at least 65 European Government Officials in Ten Years
  • Re/code: A Chart of Lobbyists' White House Visits Reveals its Close Ties with Google 
  • Vox: This is the Real Way Big Business Peddles Influence in Washington 
  • Watchdog.org: Visitor Logs Show Google’s Unrivaled White House Access
  • The Intercept: Google's Remarkably Close Relationship With The Obama White House in Two Charts
  • Le Monde (France): Google a recruté près de 70 fonctionnaires européens en dix ans pour son lobbying
  • Le Figaro (France): Google recrute dans l'administration européenne pour défendre ses intérêts