Who’s Afraid of Big Tech? — Welcome Remarks and Panel 1: Big Brother in Big Tech

Featuring Matthew Feeney, Alec Stapp, Ashkhen Kazaryan, Lindsey Barrett, & Julian Sanchez

News of foreign interference in elections and allegations of mismanagement have prompted lawmakers to take action. Executives from the largest and most popular technology companies have been called before congressional committees and accused of being bad stewards of their users’ privacy, failing to properly police their platforms, and engaging in politically motivated censorship. At the same time, companies such as Google and Amazon have been criticized for engaging in monopolistic practices.