Siva Vaidhyanathan

University of Virginia

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Chair of the Media Studies Department at the University of Virginia and author of The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry)

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Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.

The big dangers of Big Tech: Is it too late for regulation?

Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.

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Thirteen years ago, before  Google  was ever invented, Bill Gates of Microsoft faced anti-trust charges before a Senate Committee.

How Is Google Changing Our Lives?

Thirteen years ago, before Google was ever invented, Bill Gates of Microsoft faced anti-trust charges before a Senate Committee.

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Even critics say  Google  makes the Internet usable. One clean and useful search tool has replaced that series of links that might or might not be productive.

How Is Google Changing Our Lives?

Even critics say Google makes the Internet usable. One clean and useful search tool has replaced that series of links that might or might not be productive.

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