Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing that Facebook is still failing to remove white supremacist groups, auto-generating some Pages for hate groups itself, and often profiting from searches for them on its platform.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report examining a series of favorable laws and tax breaks given by various state governments to speculative crypto projects that did not produce the promised job creation and social benefit for taxpayers.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a study documenting how migrants seeking to travel to the United States feel they have no choice but to wade through the rampant and dangerous misinformation on social media platforms in order to escape violence or extreme poverty.
The Tech Transparency Project released a comprehensive new report detailing how bitcoin miners are adding new strains to the already fragile Texas energy grid and earning huge payouts from programs that allow big energy consumers to resell power at a mark-up.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report that shows how Google allows unwanted surveillance that can expose a user’s location, creating risks for abortion seekers, victims of domestic abuse or stalking, and others who want to protect their privacy.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing that more than one in 10 ads served to Google users searching for information about student loan relief direct the user to websites that violate Google’s policies or have characteristics of a financial scam.
Campaign for Accountability filed a complaint requesting an investigation into the political nonprofit Americans for Public Trust for illegally soliciting contributions in Virginia.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project launched its “Broken Promises” website, an interactive database compiling more than three years of Facebook content violations and the cookie-cutter responses repeatedly trotted out by company executives.
Campaign for Accountability filed a Freedom of Information Request with the Federal Trade Commission requesting communications between commissioners and a list of advocates and rooftop solar companies that recently requested an inquiry into the electric utility industry.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project (TTP), released an update to its searchable database tool that shows which organizations have received Big Tech funding since 2015. As part of that update, TTP added Apple-funded groups to the database, which already covers organizations funded by Google, Facebook and Amazon.