Staff Posts

Perspectives, insights, and opinions from the Accountable Tech staff on all the latest happenings in the ever-evolving world of tech and infocalypse.

Tik-gram: Why is Meta so obsessed with video?

Big Tech continues to morph to fuel its toxic business model of surveillance advertising. It’s a race to the bottom.

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The EU is Rewriting the Rules of the Digital World: Key Pillars of the DSA/DMA and Pertinent US Tech Policy Proposals

The US can now follow in the EU’s footsteps with similar legislation to provisions of the Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act.

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10 Questions Twitter Employees Probably Wish They Could Ask Elon Musk

Elon Musk is speaking at Twitter’s “All-Hands” meeting, and we know Twitter employees have a lot of questions they wish they could ask.

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The American Labor Movement’s Next Frontier

As the umbrella of tech workers broadens, do their concerns, their responsibilities, and even their power — with organizing and unionizing on the rise in the tech sector.

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The EU is Rewriting the Rules of the Digital World: A Brief Background of the DSA and DMA

The European Union is rapidly moving forward on what promises to be the most consequential and comprehensive legislative package on platform regulation in the world.

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TikTok and the War in Ukraine

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine unfolded, a global audience watched the tragedy take place in real time via social media. A significant portion of the content on social media about Putin’s war on Ukraine is coming from TikTok.

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3 Things to Know About the CA Age Appropriate Design Code

As California state legislators consider the newly proposed California Age Appropriate Design Code Bill (AB 2273), here’s why this bill is important for both the kids’ privacy and tech accountability movements.

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How to Build a Website Without Big Tech’s Surveillance Trackers

A roadmap to building or updating a website to not have third-party cookies and ad trackers that feed into Big Tech’s toxic business model of surveillance advertising.

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The History of Antitrust

As lawmakers consider a series of new antitrust bills to hold Big Tech companies accountable, history can serve as a guide to show that antitrust regulation works.

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