From social media addiction to antitrust regulation, the freshman senator from Missouri wants to take on Big Tech in big ways.
The senator and presidential candidate wants to offer $85 billion in grants to nonprofits and municipalities to bring the internet to underserved areas.
Tim Wu, who coined the phrase “net neutrality,” spoke with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user.
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Some researchers say teens will find a way to vape despite a ban. Some worry that it will drive kids to tobacco.
Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election.
The California Assembly passed a bill that would require services such as Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as employees, rather than contractors.
Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans.