28 min

Google vs. Congress Techstream with Shelly Palmer and Seth Everett

    • Technology

Politicians are coming to break up Big Tech (companies like Google and Facebook).

There's a long history of vertically-integrated companies, but this move is so ill-conceived that it proves that our elected officials don't have a clue what's going on.

Is putting the right ad in front of the right person at the right place at the right time criminal? How is that bad for anyone?

The big issue is that this act doesn't frame the problem. In this episode, we frame what's being discussed and what the “real” issues are – and why they're nearly impossible to legislate.

Politicians are coming to break up Big Tech (companies like Google and Facebook).

There's a long history of vertically-integrated companies, but this move is so ill-conceived that it proves that our elected officials don't have a clue what's going on.

Is putting the right ad in front of the right person at the right place at the right time criminal? How is that bad for anyone?

The big issue is that this act doesn't frame the problem. In this episode, we frame what's being discussed and what the “real” issues are – and why they're nearly impossible to legislate.

28 min

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