Some world leaders, including Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump, have had America’s big tech companies in their cross hairs. Should the giants of Silicon Valley be broken up? Watch "Big tech break up: Are Silicon Valley companies too big? | In 60 Seconds" on AEI.
Following the Facebook scandal, many people expressed concerns about how big tech companies take advantage of their users' data to drive service consumption. Mark Jamison advises big tech companies to be transparent about their real business models. Watch "Big tech using your data | In 60 Seconds" on AEI.
With the explosion of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, technology today has once again leapt far ahead of existing regulatory systems. Read "America should build on the Swiss model to regulate cryptocurrency" on The Hill.
The cries to regulate big tech have only grown louder over the last year. Is it time for the US federal government to put a lid on Google, Facebook, and other tech firms? Watch "Should big tech be regulated? | In 60 Seconds" on AEI.
It appears too late for Facebook to divert the political backlash it faces by addressing problems with its business, but politics will be the least of the company’s worries unless it ask itself and others at least five key questions. Read "Five questions Facebook should ask" on AEI.