Today’s issue is on how Australia saved its newspapers from Google and Facebook, and whether Congress will follow suit in America.Continue reading
The UnitedHealthcare/Change Healthcare merger would make things even worse.
Some of the most heated policy debates in D.C. these days involve the use of big data to surveil people’s habits. This is usually ascribed to powerful firms like Google and Meta. But across the economy, dominant firms are copying the business methods of Big Tech, and causing similar if not more widespread damage through predatory practices. Indeed, if you want to know the perils of big data and dominant corporate power, just ask your local pharmacist.Continue reading