Nine years after kidnapping his estranged wife and biting off a piece of her face, Thomas Byrd is suing Google for $29M over a report he said has caused him “psychological harm.”
The comedian suggested the biggest social-media companies should be held accountable for enabling lies that have led to the deadly Capitol riot and other violent events.
MBS wants the business world to see Saudi Arabia as a good place to do business. But even 50-year tax breaks can’t mask the country’s murderous and repressive DNA.
The move came as tech companies crack down on pro-Trump social media accounts pushing conspiracy theories and threatening violence.
We cannot hope to have a functional democracy when property and information are controlled by a small number of companies tightly allied with political power.
Scorned for the Supreme Court, Judge Robert Bork nevertheless cast a lasting shadow over antitrust enforcement with his idea that only monopolies that cost consumers are unlawful.
His motives may not be pure and his timing is suspect, but applaud the president for trying to cut one of our monopolistic and anti-democratic tech giants down to size.