Oracle, Pandora and Palantir said the numbers of women and people of color they employ are trade secrets. And the government bought it.
Mark Zuckerberg promises to do better at protecting user data after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The fact is, European regulators are already forcing him to do so.
Both the company and the president have used their clout to stifle criticism and paid members of Congress to pull their punches.
In this new Gilded Age, Big Tech—along with Big Pharma, giant health insurance companies, Big Agriculture and the largest banks on Wall Street—is dominating our economy and our politics.