Opinion

Can Australia Save Journalism From Big Tech?

Last week Facebook carried out what may have been the single largest content takedown in its history. Any content that looked vaguely like news, even if it very much was not, disappeared from the platform in Australia. The company was demonstrating its opposition to a law now passed by the Australian Parliament that could require technology companies to compensate news organizations for their content.

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Op-Ed: Ash Kalra Should Be California’s Next AG

Public defenders are calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to name the Silicon Valley lawmaker—a former defense attorney—to the AG post.

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Google Employees: We Are Responsible for the Technology We Bring into the World

Google Building in Mountain View

On Nov. 1, 2018, at 11:10am, some 20,000 Google employees, along with employees of Waymo, Verily and other Alphabet companies, stopped working and walked off the job in cities around the world. A week earlier, the New York Times reported that the company had paid tens of millions of dollars to two executives who had been accused of sexual misconduct toward our co-workers, staying silent about the alleged abuse and letting them walk away with no consequences.

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