Ex-Google Staffer Calls for Regulation of Big Tech to Fund Journalism

Influential technology critic Tristan Harris wants more regulation of the big tech companies and says Australia’s push to charge the tech giants to fund journalism has application on a global scale.

Mr Harris is the founder and president of the Centre for Humane Technology, a former Google design ethicist and features in Netflix’s recently released documentary The Social Dilemma.

The documentary, which is in Netflix Australia’s top 10 list, highlights the power of Facebook, Google, Twitter, Snapchat, TikTok, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube to harvest data and manipulate users. Read more…..


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Tristan Harris, Center for Humane Technology co-founder, former Google design ethicist, and featured participant in Netflix’s documentary, ‘The Social Dilemma,’ joins ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss whether social media companies have a moral compass.

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