Google completed its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit 14 months after announcing it. The deal had been hung up in antitrust reviews in the U.S. and Europe, where regulators had investigated how Google might use data gleaned from FitBit users as well as how the deal could give Google increased share in the market for digital advertising. In an unusual occurrence, the Department of Justice says...
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How to Curb Tech Executives’ Power
This is the month that net neutrality died. But maybe, if we strengthen other checks on the power of tech and telecom company executives, we don’t need to mourn its loss. I believe the inevitable outcome of the horrifying political violence on January 6 is that content noninterference will soon become a fringe position. With each new incident of violence, calls for deplatforming by...
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