Chairman David Cicilline, a Democrat, opens tech anti-trust hearing with strong words:
"Our founders did not bow before a king, and we should not bow before the emperors of the online economy." pic.twitter.com/nn7MxwIMvy
— Anders Hagstrom (@Hagstrom_Anders) July 29, 2020
Today's antitrust hearing is a huge validation of accountability journalism. It couldn't have happened without the tech journalists working to smoke out and highlight abuses of platform power throughout the last decade, which is ever harder to do in the age of clickbait.
— Arvind Narayanan (@random_walker) July 29, 2020
Elizabeth Warren showed electrifying leadership, demanding breaking up big tech in the spring of 2019. Today her claims of conflict of interest and abusive power were proven true, if there was any doubt.
— Zephyr Teachout (@ZephyrTeachout) July 30, 2020