Google workers form union to ‘promote solidarity, democracy, and social and economic justice’

January 4, 2021 by Ethics In Tech board member Brett Wilkins for Common Dreams Decrying numerous policies and practices they say violate Google’s “don’t be evil” founding principle, more than 200 of the Silicon Valley tech giant’s workers on Monday announced they are forming a union, a move that was applauded Read more…

Bezos, Zuckerberg over $6 billion richer since appearing before Congress 3 days ago

August 1, 2020 By Brett Wilkins At Wednesday’s House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust hearing, tech CEOs Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Tim Cook of Apple and Sundar Pichai of Alphabet (Google’s parent company) took a beating from lawmakers who grilled them on everything from monopolistic business practices Read more…

Elizabeth Warren, Break Up Big Tech

Elizabeth Warren wants to ‘break up Big Tech’. So do we.

Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren published a Medium post on Friday calling for the breakup of big technology companies in service of “protecting the future of the Internet” by encouraging competition and innovation. “Today’s big tech companies have too much power — too much power over our economy, our Read more…

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