Europe fined Google nearly $10 billion for antitrust violations, but little has changed

By Jeanne Whalen November 10, 2020 at 12:24 p.m. PST As published in The Washington Post The European Union spent a decade pursuing Google on antitrust charges, ultimately fining the company nearly $10 billion for using illegal tactics to abuse its dominant position on the market. But two years after the bloc’s biggest rulings, very […]

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On internet privacy, be very afraid

‘Surveillance is the business model of the internet,’ Berkman and Belfer fellow says As published in The Harvard Gazette BY Liz Mineo Harvard Staff Writer August 24, 2017 In the internet era, consumers seem increasingly resigned to giving up fundamental aspects of their privacy for convenience in using their phones and computers, and have grudgingly accepted […]

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Do you know what’s happening in India? | FARMERS PROTEST

WE HAVE NOT COME TO ASK, WE HAVE COME TO DEMAND OUR RIGHTS. CIVILIANAIRE  January 16, 2021 “…Also during the lockdowns, Facebook/Mark Zuckerberg invested 5.7 billion dollars for a 9.99% stake, and Google/Alphabet Inc , invested 4.5 billion dollars for a 7.7% stake, into Ambani’s mega-corp Jio [Reliance/JioMart] to capture India’s internet boom and oblique, […]

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