Big Tech Abuse Tracker

The harms Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google cause are directly related to how they make money – and their monopoly power immunizes them from competitive or consumer pressure – so policy change is the only path to achieving meaningful, sustainable reform. Click below for a list of their recent abuses.

Big Tech Merger Tracker

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google use mergers and acquisitions to gain market power, acquire data, and snuff out any threats from would-be competitors. Click below for a list of their publicly-disclosed acquisitions.

Research

Our recent research on the big tech monopolies exposes their toxic business models and lifts up solutions to the harms caused by Facebook, Google, and Amazon.


Addressing Facebook and Google’s Harms Through a Regulated Competition Approach

We explain the policy choices that allowed Facebook and Google to develop a business model toxic to democracy and civil rights, and map how “regulated competition” could rein in these giants.

Understanding Amazon: Making the 21st-Century Gatekeeper Safe for Democracy

We demystify what Amazon's strategy is, the range of abuses it engages in, and the steps policymakers should take to eliminate its extraordinary and unprecedented gatekeeping power over American commerce.

Ending Our Click-Bait Culture: Why Progressives Must Break the Power of Facebook and Google

We show why antitrust enforcement and structural changes to Facebook and Google’s business model are needed to mitigate their harms.

Close to Home: How the Power of Facebook and Google Affects Local Communities

We analyze the ways Facebook and Google harm local businesses and destroy local journalism, exposing the political strategies they use to extract subsidies from local communities, and detailing solutions – at both the federal and local level – to readjust the legal underpinning of this dangerous business model.

Join the Fight

We’re working to advance ideas and create momentum to break the power of the world’s most dangerous monopolies and return it to where it belongs — with all of us. Join our fight.


Athena

We are joining together to stop Amazon’s growing, powerful grip over our society and economy. We’re going to write new rules so that our economy puts people first, our public officials ensure that no corporation is above the law or too big to govern — and that our democracy, finally, represents all of us.

Freedom from Facebook and Google

Elected officials and enforcers can make Facebook and Google safer for users, businesses, and democracy by breaking them up, regulating them, and holding them accountable for wrongdoing. Together, we will make sure that they do.