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.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report outlining Google’s quiet efforts to build a network of progressives to advance the company’s tech policy agenda with arguments framed in the language of racial and social justice.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report examining America’s Frontier Fund (AFF), a brand-new public/private investment vehicle that could grant former Google CEO Eric Schmidt unusual influence over U.S. national security policy and, potentially, the opportunity to steer taxpayer money to his pet projects.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released an update to a December 2021 report showing that Instagram still makes it extremely easy for teens to find illicit drugs for sale—with the platform’s algorithms often leading the way.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing new research into the expansive–and expensive–influence campaign being waged by American Edge Project, the Facebook supported anti-regulatory attack dog.