Tag: Big Tech
Alphabet shareholders want more transparency, less complacency
Why shareholders don’t trust Big Tech — and how to fix that
As we enter the 2023 AGM season, we look at what shareholder proposals for Big Tech companies Amazon, Alphabet, and Meta reveal about the companies’ capacity to mitigate risk and ensure accountability for emerging tech like AI.
How the world’s biggest investors could transform Big Tech
This year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) season for the tech sector has come and gone, but the results for Meta, Alphabet, and Amazon tell a surprisingly hopeful story for digital rights advocates.
What does Musk’s “free speech” look like for the rest of us?
Elon Musk’s simplistic views of freedom of expression could catapult Twitter from a toxic space to a worse one — especially for those of us tweeting from the margins.
Dear Big Tech: Don’t help Russia deplatform civil society
Russia wants social media platforms to block human rights group OVD-Info. Here’s why they should fight to keep OVD and other rights groups online.
Kazakhstan’s plan to require tech platform “localization” opens door to censorship
Access Now urges Kazakhstan’s government to reject a plan to require tech platform localization as it would open the door to censorship.
Indian government is going after Big Tech for all the wrong reasons
This year we should have seen a strong, user-focused Data Protection Law enacted in India rather than a broad censorious set of internet control regulations.