Category: National Affairs

January 7, 2021

Even Mark Zuckerberg Has Had Enough of Trump

By freezing the president’s accounts, social media platforms finally drew a line. It only took a violent insurrection in the Capitol to get them there.


by Gilad Edelman in Business
December 16, 2020

Texas Accuses Google and Facebook of an Illegal Conspiracy

A new antitrust case against Google alleges that the two companies made a deal to reduce competition in online advertising.


by Gilad Edelman in Business
December 9, 2020

The Smoking Gun in the Facebook Antitrust Case

The government wants to break up the world’s biggest social network. Internal company emails show why.


by Gilad Edelman in Business
December 3, 2020

On Section 230, It’s Trump vs. Trump

The president is urging Congress to repeal a law that his own trade agreements commit the country to.


by Gilad Edelman in Business
November 19, 2020

This GOP Lawmaker Denounced QAnon—and Fears for His Party

“There’s a lot larger percentage in the Republican Party who believe there’s a deep state coup or cabal than people might think.”


by Gilad Edelman in Business
October 28, 2020

Surprise! The Section 230 Hearing Wasn’t About Section 230

Republican senators unloaded on Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, but had little to say about reforming the foundational internet law.


by Gilad Edelman in Business