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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: Former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing entitled Protecting Kids Online: Testimony from a Facebook Whistleblower on Capitol Hill, October 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Haugen left Facebook in May and provided internal company documents about Facebook to journalists and others, alleging that Facebook consistently chooses profit over safety. (Photo by Jabin Botsford-Pool/Getty Images)

Facebook Whistleblower Testifies to Senate

Murphy Eggers, Contributor October 13, 2021

If you attempted to check your Facebook feed early last week and got an error, you are not alone.  Early last week, Facebook had a major network outage for nearly 5 hours before the problem was resolved. ...

Big Tech in Hot Water

Big Tech in Hot Water

John Quinlan, Contributor September 15, 2021

There is a growing consensus of support for reigning in the power of Big Tech companies. Members of congress, agencies like the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and private companies have all tried targeting...

The Social Dilemma Review

The Social Dilemma Review

Adam Erickson, Contributor October 22, 2020

For those unfamiliar, the Social Dilemma is a new Netflix documentary that investigates the dangerous repercussions of social networking and the internet as a whole. The documentary is unique in that fact...

The deep state. Shes on it.

The deep state. She’s on it.

Timothy Wilmot, Content Editor March 6, 2020

It is common knowledge that the government the world sees is merely a pawn on the chessboard of the deep state. This is a cause for alarm for most of the population, but after my interview with an attendant...

Striking against the anti-Big Tech rhetoric

Striking against the anti-Big Tech rhetoric

Nathan Harman, Contributor October 26, 2019

This is a legitimate quote from Elizabeth Warren in a post on the Medium. This is just one example of many of the resounding call against quote “Big Tech”companies from politicians on both sides...

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