Perspectives, insights, and opinions from the Accountable Tech staff on all the latest happenings in the ever-evolving world of tech and infocalypse.
Google is Normalizing Trump’s Violent Rhetoric and Threats to Democracy
By allowing Trump’s Truth Social app in its Play Store, Google is normalizing Trump’s embrace of extremist conspiracy theories and attempts to undermine electoral integrity.
Inside the Fight for the AADC | Q&A with Emi Kim of the LOG OFF Movement
We spoke with Emi Kim, Head of Public Relations and Director of Legislative Efforts of the LOG OFF Movement, about her experience advocating for the California Age Appropriate Design Code, recently signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Tech(nically) Politics: The Youth Voice
In Tech(nically) Politics’ mini-docuseries, thirty teens from around the country share their personal experiences with technology and social media and their hopes for the future of tech regulation.
Making AntitrustTok a Thing
TikTok is one of the world’s fastest-growing social media apps. While we understand TikTok’s dangers to Americans’ national security and privacy, working with the young, diverse content creators unique to the platform allowed us to reach a wider audience and create compelling content to support historic bipartisan legislation to rein in Big Tech.
Why we protested Meta at Netroots | Q&A with Brittany Williams of the Facebook Users Union
We spoke with Brittany Williams of the Facebook Users Union about her experience helping organize a sit-in protest of Meta’s booth at Netroots Nation this past weekend.
Big Tech’s Threat to Democracy: A Recap
At Netroots Nation 2022, Accountable Tech staff attended a panel titled “Big Tech’s Threat to Democracy: The Double-Edged Sword of Social Media.” Panelists included nonprofit workers and activists with deep knowledge of social media’s societal harms and organizing potential.
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.
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.