Perspectives, insights, and opinions from the Accountable Tech staff on all the latest happenings in the ever-evolving world of tech and infocalypse.
Recapping the #HeyGoogle Day of Action
Accountable Tech organized a day of action to call out Google’s failures to fulfill policies designed to protect abortion seekers and pressure the company to stop collecting and retaining location data.
Twitter in Turmoil
As Elon Musk tries to woo back advertisers, troubling developments continue to make Twitter a risk for brands and an increasingly lower-quality, toxic platform for users.
Q+A with social entrepreneur Trisha Prabhu
Social entrepreneur and author Trisha Prabhu talks about her app ReThink and about the importance of co-creating innovative technology to proactively create a positive digital ecosystem by design.
Commanding the Room Where It All Happens: Emma Lembke’s Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
Youth leader Emma Lembke testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, commanding the room and demanding change. She’s helping pave the way for real social media legislation that puts kids first, and puts a check on Big Tech.
EU Ruling on Meta’s Ad Practices
What the EU’s landmark ruling against Meta’s surveillance advertising business means for the future of tech giants extracting users’ data.
Hey Google: Stop unnecessarily collecting and retaining user’s location data
After the fall of Roe v. Wade, Google publicly committed to protecting user privacy, but research shows it isn’t meeting its commitments to protect the data of people seeking reproductive healthcare.
A look back on Accountable Tech’s year
2022 was a pivotal year in our fight to hold Big Tech companies accountable for the harm they cause to users and our democracy. The year included key wins that will help us move our work forward in 2023 and beyond.
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.